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Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Swahili Coast

February 23 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wisteria Perry

Wisteria Perry

BLACK HISTORY MONTH SERIES

Presented by: Wisteria Perry, manager of interpretation and community outreach

Come explore a coastal area of the Indian Ocean in Southeast Africa inhabited by the Swahili people in a new program series titled “Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures.” Learn more about their distinct culture, demography, religion, and geography.

About the presentation:
Stretching 1,800 miles down the eastern coast and with its indigenous African, Middle Eastern and Asian influences, the Swahili coast has been a place of historical, cultural, economic, and political interactions and exchanges for thousands of years.

Viewers are welcome to send comments or questions Wisteria, which she will answer following the program.


Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Swahili Coast
February 23 • 1 p.m. (EST)



Check out our complete listing of the programs this month that recognize the rich history and culture of Blacks, Africans, and African Americans who helped to shape the world!

Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Venue

The Mariners’ Museum
100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
Phone:
(757) 596-2222
Website:
https://marinersmuseum.org