2014 Folklife Festival: Kenya

Photo by David Coulson
June 2, 2014
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Dhows
Photo by David Coulson

While jumbo jets, crowded superhighways, and the Internet now move people and ideasĀ around Kenya at an unprecedented pace, the graceful dhow remains a key vehicle for livelihood and exchange between Kenya's coastal communities and neighbors around theĀ Indian Ocean. Dhow races also are a popular competitive sport along the Kenyan coast. (Photo by David Coulson)