This young Tuareg man had just crossed the harsh Sahara desert from northern Mali to Timbuktu to buy supplies for his family. Then he must make the same arduous trip back.

Our Mission

Cultural Jambalaya is a photography-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote understanding and respect for all cultures. Cultural Jambalaya aims to celebrate cultural differences -- and similarities -- while benefiting nonprofit organizations and schools. Learn More.

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Proceeds from the sales of photography and photo-based products benefit nonprofit organizations and schools. Your support allows us to create educational events and materials that help us learn more about our diverse multicultural society. Cultural Jambalaya believes the more we know about each other's history, culture and religion, the more understanding we can become of one another.

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Customs & Rituals Event - Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Save the Date: October 9, 2014

An evening to support Cultural Jambalaya’s award-winning online educational programming.
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Traversing the rocky educational landscape? MinnPost blog says Cultural Jambalaya can help.

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Cultural Jambalaya's Gail Shore Featured in Edina Magazine

Read a recent article in Edina Magazine featuring Gail Shore of Cultural Jambalaya.

Cultural Jambalaya profiled on MinnPost

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Here’s what celebrity Andrew Zimmern has to say about Cultural Jambalaya

“Cultural Jambalaya and I share the same values about our place in the world,” said Andrew Zimmern. Read More »