Graves of loved ones.
Today many people will go to the cemetery to clean, repaint, and decorate the graves of their family members. It is a time to say thank you to those who have come before for their contributions and sacrifices. Some will even sing and pour “libations” (alcoholic beverages) onto the graves.
|Do you see any similarities between|
the Liberian flag and the U.S. flag?
|Leymah Gbowee was an |
influential leader in creating the
peace talks that finally ended
the civil wars that had torn
(About 85% of the population live below the international poverty line.)
To learn more about Liberia...
- Check out this earlier post.
- Read a Liberian folk tale. There are also links to recipes, clip art, and a lesson about Liberia.
out Philip Martin's text-map
about living in Liberia.