Box #1: Culture in Migration


The Culture in Migration artifact box contains Senegalese artifacts including meal time bowls and mat, a tea set, written materials, and reproducible materials that can be used to implement activities/lessons that center around group and individual exploration of culture and ways of remembering in the face of migration.


The objective of these activities/lessons are to increase self-cultural awareness and understanding of the other and their importance. All of these activities reach Michigan state standards and benchmarks.

About the author(s)

This box was developed and authored by Anya Wiley a fourth grade teacher, with the assistance of Dr. Ibrahima Seck, but can be adapted for a wide-range of grade levels.

Location Information

This box is kept at the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency [KRESA] and can be borrowed for use in your classroom. If you are interested in borrowing this Curriculum Artifact box please print the Inventory form for Box #1 and follow the checkout procedure.

When obtaining this artifact box, please refer to the box title code: 101635.