Traditional Forms of African Entertainment

Carmen D. Lade

Traditional African entertainment makes use of a wide variety of musical instruments, all made out of materials found in nature. These instruments include drums, gongs, bells, harps, flutes and xylophones. In African culture music, dance and song go hand in hand and to separate them into distinct categories is virtually […]

The David Livingstone Connection

Carmen D. Lade

David Livingstone was born 1813 on the island of Ulva but later moved to Blantyre on the outskirts of Glasgow for economic reasons because his father could not support his growing family on the island. So much has been written about Livingstone’s life in Scotland and in Africa where he […]

3 Uses For a Family Tree

Carmen D. Lade

The number one reason to make a family tree is to answer questions. If you love jigsaw puzzles, mysteries and detective work, you will love genealogy. If you are doubtful about facts and are full of curiosity, you will enjoy genealogy. If you are thorough, cautious, resourceful and have a […]

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