Creolizing Currents: Bambara

Coastal Africa, 1787
J.B.L. Clouet, "De la Guinee, du Congo," Geographie moderne (Paris: Mondhare et Jean, 1787).

This map shows Cabinda in the South, where one of the French Colonial slave ships bought captifs to New Orleans.

New Orleans from the West Bank, 1726
Jean Pierre Lassus, "Veüe et Perspective de la Nouvelle Orléans." Archives Nationales d'Outre-mer.

The New Orleans African American Museum (NOAAM) is located in Faubourg Treme, at 1418 Governor Nicholls Street, phone (504) 566-1136.

Generous assistance provided by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation.