Cuisine/Diet - Chicken, Mutton, Beef, Goat, Spinach, Baobab leaves, and rice.
Clothing - Animal Skins, Leather, Fur
Traditions/Customs - Written Tradition and Oral Tradition
Music/Art - Drums, Dancing, Geometric Designs, Folktales, Calligraphy, and Textiles.
Adopted Religion - Mansa Musa became the first West African ruler to devoutly practice islam
Key Practices and Beliefs - After Muhammed died Muslims put his teachings in in a holy book called the Qur'an. This book teaches that Allah is the one and only god. It also says that people must obey Muhammed's laws and teachings. Muslims believe that there is a definite beginning and end.
Land forms/Water sources - They used the Sahara desert for Trans Saharan Trade, and they used the Niger River which they use to fuel their agriculture.
Cultural Customs - page 165 - 171 (History Alive), whats4eats.com/mali/cuisines