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TeachMideast.org
A website for K-12 educators featuring innovative resource on the culture, geography, history and religions of the Middle East, including essays, classroom activities, downloadable multimedia content and interactive Google Earth tours.


Audio/Video

This section contains video and audio materials, most of which have not appeared online before. While we have made an effort to keep the file sizes and running times small, some of the clips may take a long time to download, particularly from a dialup connection. Each clip comes with a text description, and many of the interviews have been transcribed. To view clips on our site, you will need the free QuickTime plugin

Collections of related audio and video materials are listed in tan. Items listed in grey are in the process of being digitized, and will be available soon.

QuickTime Audio and Video Clips

Music | Film | Dance | Theater

Scenes from a Folklore Festival in Morocco-Pt. 1 [Video Clip: 8.8 M]
This video includes two scenes from a Folklore festival in Morocco, specifically Sufi music and dance from the Gnawa and the Aissaoua.

Scenes from a Folklore Festival in Morocco-Pt. 2 [Video Clip: 8.8 M]
Two additional scenes from the Folklore festival in Morocco. The first is from the region of Marrakech. The lyrics are in Teshelhit, one of the Amazigh (Berber   more...




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