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Websites about Education, Culture, Art, Language, and Music

                             

 

                                                                                                                               

 

        

Directory of  Resources

Articles

                   

Book List

                   

Education & Culture

                   

Films & Videos

                   

General & Misc. Sites

                           

Government Sites

                   

Health, Food, & Hunger
            

History Sites

                   

Map Sites

          

Main Fact Sites

                   

Natural Resources Sites

                   

Photos

                   

Tourism Sites

                   

Travel Journals--OneVillage Partners

Education

                 

"Building Schools/Building a Future" by the Schools for Salone Project  http://members.raincity.com/
kenlans/schoolsforsalone/project.htm
  

          

Fund for African Relief and Education  http://www.fundforafricaneducation.
org/index.html  

         

Sierra Leone Encyclopedia--"Education": Numerous reports and statistics about Sierra Leone education. 
http://www.daco-sl.org/encyclopedia/2_
data/2_1c_edu.htm   

                    

"Education in Sierra Leone" 2004-5  by the World Bank: (more recent than the Daco report immediately above; ca 200 pp.) http://www.scribd.com/doc
/2662195/Sierra-Leone-Education-Policy  

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Children

          

"Because I Am a Girl," an African organization for educating girls with annual reports--one of its countries is Sierra Leone.

www.plan-uk.org/becauseiamagirl

    

"Jonathan's House for Orphans," a U.S. church-run mission in Bo, a central southern city on the road between the capital, Freetown, and the SLPP villages in the east. 
www.jonhouse.org

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General Culture

         

Miscellaneous culture:
www.sierra-leone.org/culture.html

 

Sierra Leone Encyclopedia--updated yearly

Excellent information on both basics and details of many aspects of Sierra Leone development.  A core project of the Sierra Leone Information System, which is supported by the United Nations Development Program. 
http://www.daco-sl.org/encyclopedia/  

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Art

                           

African Art at the Yale University Museum.  Said to be the best university museum collection of African art, this Web site shows pictures both small and large of some of the more important pieces.  http://artgallery.yale.edu/pages/
collection/permanent/
pc_african.html

                             

"Art from Africa."  A display of many types of art from many artists and regions.  www.seattleartmuseum.org/
exhibit/archive/longsteps/default.htm 

                    

"Cycles--African Life Through Art."  Pictures of African sculptures, many from Sierra Leone's area of Africa, with a zoom feature, along with some discussion of culture. 
http://www.ima-art.org/cycles/  

                

Songs by the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars Band  http://www.refugeeallstars.org/v2/

         

"Single Leg Amputee Soccer Club" of Sierra Leone.  Story, audio, and pictures from a National Public Radio affiliate.  http://www.onlyagame.org/shows/
2005/11/20051126_14.asp

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Language

                       

Hear Krio, the common English/Native Languages dialect, spoken on these radio programs. 
www.talkingdrumstudio.org

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Music

             

Learn more about the Sierra Leone Refugee All-Star Band, an internationally received band of reggae, pop, rock, and fusion formed by Sierra Leonean refugees:

Click here to hear or get a free download of their famous song "Living like a Refugee." 

 
                                             
Most recent revision of this page: 16 Jan. 2011

First publication of Web site as SLPP.org, 15 Aug. 2005; as SierraLeoneResources.org, 15 June 2010.

Written content & page design unless otherwise noted: Richard Jewell.

Photos unless otherwise noted are 2004-10 by R. Jewell and other members of OneVillage Partners. 

Public Web address: www.SierraLeoneResources.org Host address: www.richard.jewell.net/SierraLeone.

Questions, suggestions, comments, & requests for site links: Contact Richard Jewell.
This web site is an educational site for the benefit of the students of Inver Hills College and other students everywhere.

    

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