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October 8, 2004
Part 11: Islam in the Pongo
By Warner M. Montgomery
The African Slave Trail Islam spread along the trade routes from North Africa across the Sahara Desert to West Africa beginning in the ninth century. Gold and slaves moved north as Islamic law, accounting, art, and language moved south.
By Natasha Whitling Singing Russia I was a member of an Earthwatch Institute research team, and our task was to record the folk songs and folklore of a dying culture. These are my stories. Episode 12
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