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Dr Jean Clottes honoured by the Tuareg
2007 Apr 13

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It is with great excitement that we report that Dr Jean Clottes who, as everyone knows, has been a major contributor to the understanding of Rock Art around the world, has been honoured by the Blue Tuareg people of the Sahara Desert.

Dr Jean Clottes honoured by the Tuareg

It is with great excitement that we report that Dr Jean Clottes who, as everyone knows, has been a major contributor to the understanding of Rock Art around the world, has been honoured by the Blue Tuareg people of the Sahara Desert.

In a rare ceremony in the Niger Sahara outside Agadez, Jean was made an Honorary Tuareg with the name ALMAWEKIL, literally translated as "our respected representative". An unique accolade bestowed by the wonderful desert people whose home for many thousands of years has been the vast expanse of desert between the Nile and Timbuktu.

I am sure you will join us all at the Bradshaw Foundation in congratulating Jean on this honour in acknowledgement of his services to mankind.

Damon de Laszlo
Bradshaw Foundation Chairman

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