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Center for Cultural Resources - Africa: Malawi

Countries included in kit

Countries included in the kit:

Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania

This kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and a book bag.

Useful Links

Country Flags

Flag of Tanzania

Flag of Malawi

Flag of Madagascar

Flag of Mozambique

Kit Artifacts

Blue Necklace

Serpentine Egg

Wooden Knife

Bone Letter Opener

Bone Letter Opener

Mauritius Soapstone bowl

Woven Cloth

Wooden Mask

Seed Necklace



Blue Cloth

Cloth With Animals


1996 Calendar from Chancellor College

Colorful Cloth

Cloth With Women Working

Colorful Cloth

Elephant Soapstone

Elephant Soapstone

Hippopotamus Soapstone






Wooden Utensils

Blue Dr. Hastings Banda Cloth


Beer Strainer woven by the Xhosa women of South Africa

Elephant Sculptures

Book: Water is Key

Woven Cloth

Braided Metal Bracelet

Blue Dr. Hastings Banda Cloth

Red Dr. Hastings Banda Cloth

Zebra Cloth

Rhino Sculpture

Rhino Sculpture #2

Rooster Cloth


Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Madagascar are a group of countries that can be found in the South East portion of the continent of Africa. Throughout this page you will find information related to these countries, their histories, and cultural items that are available to check out at IUS. 

History of Malawi

Lesson on Malawi

Maps of Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Madagascar

close-up map of Tanzania with flag in right corner with green triangle black diagonal stripe outlined in gold and blue triangle

Tanzania map and flag

close up map of island of Madagascar with flag with white vertical rectangle and red horizontal rectangle over green horizontal rectangle

Madagascar map and flag

close up map of Malawi

Malawi map

close up map of Mozambique and central Southern Africa

Mozambique map

A Royal Visit

In 1979, Queen Elizabeth II visited the country of Malawi and President Dr. Hastings Banda. Watch this video to see how the people of Malawi greeted the Queen.