Web documentary: Bouillagui, a free village

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Introductory screen of the web documentary Bouillagui, A Free Village by  
Marie Rodet and Cosmo Maximin.
Introductory screen of the web documentary Bouillagui, A Free Village by
Marie Rodet and Cosmo Maximin.

The web documentary Bouillagui, A Free Village explores the exceptional history of the village Bouillagui in western Mali near the Mauretanian border. The inhabitants liberated themselves from slavery at the beginning of the 20th century and founded Bouillagui, where they could live freely.

It includes a page with teaching resources, including links to a longer documentary and academic references and articles. By Marie Rodet and Cosmo Maximinavailable in French and English.

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