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Friday, February 25, 2011

Sirigu Women's Organization for Pottery and Art

The northern village of Sirigu, near the border of Burkina Faso, was one of our last stops in Ghana. This women's cooperative keeps alive the unique house painting and architecture of this village as well as weaving and pottery arts.

Weary at first, but friends by the end.

1 comment:

  1. Alex, Christine & Marc

    Sorry, this is the only way I can see to contact you.

    I am a South African calligrapher who likes to use African design in my illuminated addresses and the design on this wall really thrills me. Please do you have any more pics of that building with the children standing in front? I will carve your names on a beach here and send you the pic. (see

    You can email me on

    Many thanks