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Rastafarian People

This exhibition uses artifacts and rare photographs to examine the roots of the Rastafari culture and the spread of the movement across the Caribbean and beyond over the past three decades. Video footage features first-person testimony from male and female Rastafari of different ages, nationalities, and backgrounds.

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Dread History: the African Diaspora, Ethiopianism, and Rastafari

This online exhibition provides unique insight and information on the origins and development of Rastafari culture, including an extensive collection of photos.

African Voices Exhibition Home

African Voices examines the diversity, dynamism, and global influence of Africa's peoples and cultures over time through family, work, community, and the natural environment. In this website explore objects that attest to Africa's striking diversity and long history. Discover your connections to Africa.

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