COUNTRY

GAME

TITLE

MALI

AWALE

AWALE KINGS


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Description

In this video the children of Kela village in Mali, recreate the history of how 2 kings played the game of Awale at a pivotal moment in the foundation of the Great Malian Empire.

Awale originated in Central West Africa where it was often used by great chiefs and kings as a decision making tool due to its highly meditative properties.

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All children have a right to play
but millions are child labourers.