How the drum represents The Ewe, The Wolof and The Yoruba culture

Topic: How the drum represents The Ewe, The Wolof and The Yoruba culture

Introduction
Instrument: the drum
How is the drum used
Three cultures: The Ewe, The Wolof and The Yoruba

Thesis statement
 

Body 1: The Ewe
Who are The Ewe?

A Kwa speaking people of Ghana and Togo

What type of drum is used in their ensemble
Occasions in which the drum is used

Welcoming of government officials, the formal presentation of a new club, voluntary dance clubs, recreation, the promotion of a political party

 

Body 2: The Wolof

Who are The Wolof?

A cultural group of Senegal

What type of drum is used in ensemble

Sabar, nder, col and mbeng-mbeng

How are the drums used

To speak, singing praise
Communication
Dance traditions
Sporting matches and political meetings

 

Body 3: The Yoruba
Who are The Yoruba?

Ethnic group of Southwestern and North Central Nigeria as well as Southern and Central Benin.

Types of drum used in ensemble and purpose

Dundun (talking drum)
Bata
Iya’lu (mother drum)
Omelet (supporting drums)

How are the drums used

Communication
Drums are used at elaborate parties, after rites of passage, such as naming, weddings and funerals, and at urban nightspots (“hotels”)

 

Conclusion

Summarize main points and reinstate thesis

 
 

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