Improving African Futures Using Lessons from the Past

Canoe on the Black Volta River, Dam Site, 1994


Description:
Yaw KyŌ‘ paddles a canoe toward the Dam Site settlement, an Ewe fishing village on the south bank of the Black Volta River. Canoes like these were used to ferry people across the river and for fishing. In the foreground, a basket sits on the riverbank. The mountain in the background (looking northward) is the site where the Bui Dam was built, beginning in 2008. Dam Site settlement, June, 1994.
Rights:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
Publisher:
University of Victoria Libraries
Location(s) Facet:
Dam Site
Subjects:
Vegetation; Dam Site
Subjects Facet:
Bui Dam (Ghana); Baskets; Canoes; Riparian forests; Black Volta River; Fishing
Identifier:
28
Creator:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Contributors:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Date searchable:
1994
Date searchable:
1994-06
Genre:
35 mm slide
Genre Facet:
35 mm slide
Location(s):
Dam Site;8.275598, -2.235060
Date Digitized:
2016
People Facet:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Commentary:
Slide scanned by Veronique Plante
Geographic Coordinates:
8.275598, -2.235060