Africa table, featuring beef groundnut stew by David and lamb stew with couscous by me.
Latin America table, enhanced with contributions from Central American exchange students who participated in our Asia Festival food booth.
Asia table, highlighted by a variety of Phillipine delicacies by Evelyn, Lourdes, & friends
Eastern Europe and Caribbean table, eclectic blend
Moldovan specialties and Ukranian kvas, pre-fermented beer.
Joel with fellow Niger RPCV Leonard and his wife Marcella, former MacArthur HS colleague
Joel with Nigérien hula (cap), Tuareg wallet, & Peace Corps bag (purchased last summer at the Santa Fe flea market!)
Joel's souvenirs of Niger, featuring decorated calabash gourds, black pottery from Mirriah, Tuareg & Toubou daggers, and enamelware from Nigeria.
1987 Award of Beyond War to all Peace Corps Volunteers past and present.
50th Anniversary card signed in many languages!
Joel's contribution to the event slide show: #1 - various scenes of Niger: Niamey, Zinder, Droum
Joel's contribution to the event slide show: #2 - Niger crafts: decorated calabash gourds, Tuareg, Toubou, & Hausa daggers, black pottery of Mirriah, checkerboard rug from Zinder, batiks from the Musée National in Niamey, brass figurines
Joel's contribution to the event slide show: #3 - Tabaski festival in Mirriah, November, 1981, shortly before leaving for home.