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Ghanaian Durbar Ceremony

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Published on Feb 3, 2010

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On July 5, 1997, Asanteman Kuo, a Ghanaian immigrant organization in the Washington, D.C., region, held a durbar (inaugural celebration) to install and honor their newly elected leaders. This reenactment of traditional ceremonies is an example of how communities of African immigrants adapt traditions to life in the USA.

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