2023:Program/Submissions/Revitalizing the Tuhumambugu Dance, the Dance Potraying the Strength of Womanhood in Northern Ghana - VBEFJJ

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Title: Revitalizing the Tuhumambugu Dance, the Dance Potraying the Strength of Womanhood in Northern Ghana


Musah Fuseini

He is named Musah Fuseini (User: Musahfm), a native of Tamale-Ghana and a Dagomba by tribe. He is a teacher by profession; and teaches Dagbani. He is an indigenous language activist and loves writing, especially in Dagbani. He is a prolific editor on Wikipedia and it's sister projects. He contributed immensely towards migrating Dagbani Wikipedia from the incubator onto the mainstream Wikipedia. He is currently a team member of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group; he is a co-facilitator in Dagbani Wikimedians' tele-education program on TV dubbed Dagbani Wikipedia Saha. He is also a co-lead for Kusaal Wikipedia (incubator). Kusaal is one of the 16 Mole-Dagbani languages that the Dagbani Wikimedians Usergroup seek to promote on wikipedia and it's sister projects. He is passionate about promoting the Dagbani language with a strong commitment to making it very visible on the internet space. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:Musahfm.jpg

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Type: Lightning talk

Track: GLAM, Heritage, and Culture

Submission state: submitted

Duration: 10 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

The proposal aims to share with participants one of the beautiful cultural dance performances of the Dagomba people of Ghana.

Description[edit source]

In this session, the presenter will explore the history behind the Tuhumambugu Dance, how it is performed, the significance of the dance and explore ways of revitalizing this beautiful cultural performance, as it faces extinction.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

The session seeks to explore ways by which the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group could leverage on Wikimedia Projects to digitise and revitalise cultural performances such as the Tuhimambugu Dance

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Tick Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand