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View Resource Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World

This Web exhibition from the Smithsonian Museum of African Art goes a long way towards explaining why the name Tuareg carried such mythic weight that Volkswagen chose it for their Sports Utility Vehicle. The Tuareg are a semi-nomadic people who once controlled the caravan trade routes across the Sahara Desert. The introductory page of the site explains that the Tuareg "have fascinated scholars and...

https://africa.si.edu/exhibits/tuareg/index.html