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Ami Tamakloe

Overview

Yayra Tamakloe (Preferred name Ami Tamakloe) is interested in researching the Anlo-Ewe ethnic group in Western Africa through  festivals to elicit the roles of women within this ethnic group. Ami holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kent State University's Fashion Design and is a Ronald McNair Fellow. She is originally from Ghana and is interested in the intersection between research and mixed media storytelling.

Keywords

Socio-cultural, West- Africa, Gender, Performance, Rituals, Decolonization 

Departments/Programs

  • Anthropology