This storyboard shows the wealth and political stability Africa had even in early times. Kings were bedecked in gold and silks and lived in grand palaces. All of the people attending these ceremonies, forced or not, showed that the government had authority over the people. African cultures would grow from here.
Ceremony of the Mali King By:Brianna Fraga
Musicians march in, playing for the king, along with a line of armed slaves.
Two horses, and two goats are brought for protection against the evil eye.
Citizens gather in the palace courtyard awaiting for the king to come out.
King Sulayman of Mali takes his time as he strolls in.