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Summer Forum Media

Ghanaian Immigrants
with Ruth Olson and Edward Kwasi Gbordzi and Judy Yeh
Thursday, August 1, 2002

Ghanaian Audio Song #1

Ghananian Video
Streamed Version

Edward Kwasi Gbordzi, a skilled dancer and drummer, first came to the United State with the National Dance Troupe of his native Ghana. He has performed with the Royal African Cultural Dance Group, the local African group Kweku Ananse and the Sweet Vibrations, and the Call for Peace Drum and Dance Company. He teaches drumming and dances from the Volta, Acora and Ashanti regions of Ghana.

Ruth Olson (PhD, Folklore and Folklife, University of Pennsylvania)
teaches at the Folklore Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also the Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures, a regional humanities center that focuses on the languages and expressive cultures of the Upper Midwest



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