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World in Progress: Modern Bark cloth in Uganda

In Uganda, bark of a certain tree has been used for centuries to make clothes, and the fabric is still worn for attire for special ceremonies including funerals or weddings. Now modern fashion designers are also discovering the material. Kimberly Adams has more about Bark cloth - that anthropologists say, even predates the invention of weaving.

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