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Mali: From Timbuktu to Washington

From Timbuktu to Washington is an invitation to think about Mali and her important place in the wider world. Mali's influence in West Africa and beyond has been felt for centuries. But her regional, continental, and global connections are not just part of the past. From Timbuktu to Washington also speaks to us about Malians' ongoing interest in actively forging new links worldwide.

Mali is an independent, democratic, culturally diverse, predominantly Muslim nation, formerly part of French West Africa, that sits at an important nexus of West African culture. Many of the country's ethnic groups extend across her national borders, tying Malians

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