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HUM 5 - Northern Africa Research: Indigo Dye

Indigo

Tuareg man, Idehan Ubari, Ubari Sand Sea, Sahara Desert, Libya.

Tuareg man, Sahara Desert, Libya. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/132_1350350/1/132_1350350/cite. Accessed 31 Oct 2019.

Indigo

The market place in Sokoto, northern Nigeria

The market place in Sokoto, Northern, Nigeria.

The market place in Sokoto, northern Nigeria. The leader of the camel caravan approaches the overseer in the traditional way to report his arrival. Indigo-dyed cloth, leather work and other goods were carried north and west in exchange for kola nuts, weapons and above all salt. Nigeria. Hausa.

The market place in Sokoto, northern Nigeria. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 2 Mar 2017.
quest.eb.com/search/185_931215/1/185_931215/cite. Accessed 30 Oct 2019.