Teaching Tips: African/African-American Culture: Gue Pelou
Using other video segments in this collection and the KET Dance Arts Toolkit 2nd Edition, compare the Ivory Coast dances to other African dances.Cote D’Ivoire is home to many ethnic groups and has a long and fascinating history. Once a model of stability, it has been plagued with internal strife since an armed rebellion divided the country in 2002. Research the history of the country, and examine life there now. Ask the question “What role do dance and music play in their contemporary world?”Research stilt walking traditions around the world. Make a presentation comparing the way stilts are used for work, entertainment, and ceremony.