Serer history
The medieval history of the Serer people of Senegambia is partly characterised by resisting Islamization from perhaps the 11th century during the Almoravid movement (which would later result in the Se...
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The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
Fatick Region
Fatick is the southwest region of the northern outcrop of Senegal. Its alternative name is Jinnak Bolon. The region is named for its capital city, Fatick.
The area is rich with Serer ancient and m...
Thilas
Thilas (or tjilas, Djilas Tilas, etc.) was an ancient title of nobility used in the Serer pre-colonial Kingdoms of Sine, Saloum and previously the Kingdom of Baol, which are all now part of modern-day...
Alhaji Alieu Ebrima Cham Joof
Alhaji Alieu Ebrima Cham Joof (22 October 1924 – 2 April 2011) commonly known as Cham Joof (pen name: Alh. A.E. Cham Joof) was a Gambian historian, politician, author, trade unionist, broadcaste...
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Takrur
Takrur, Tekrur, or Tekrour (c. 800 – c. 1285) was an ancient state of West Africa, which flourished roughly parallel to the Ghana Empire.
Takrur was the name of the capital of the state which...
Saltigue
Saltigue, sometimes spelt Saltigué or wrongly Saltigui, are Serer high priests and priestesses who preside over the religious ceremonies and affairs of the Serer people, such as the Xoy ceremony, the ...
Diourbel Region
The Diourbel Region (Serer and Cangin: Jurbel) is a region of Senegal. The regional capital is the city of Diourbel. The region corresponds roughly to the precolonial Kingdom of Bawol and is still c...
Diourbel Region - Wikipedia
The Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune
The Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune (or Thiouthiogne), also known as The Battle of Somb or The Battle of Somb-Tioutioune, occurred on 18 July 1867. It was a religious war between the Serer people and ...
Kingdom of Sine
The Kingdom of Sine (also: Sin or Siin in Serer-Sine language) was a pre-colonial Serer kingdom along the north bank of the Saloum River delta in modern Senegal. The inhabitants are called Siin-Siin ...
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Lamane Jegan Joof
Lamane Jegan Joof (English spelling in the Gambia, Lamane Djigan Diouf French spelling in Senegal, also : Ndigan Dieye Diouf, Djigan Diouf, Laman Jegaan Juuf or Jegaan Jaay Juuf in Serer languag...
Lingeer Fatim Beye
Lingeer Fatim Beye Joos Fadiou (commonly Lingeer Fatim Beye) was a 14th-century (c. 1335) Serer princess and queen (Lingeer) from the Kingdom of Sine. She is the matriarch and early ancestor of the J...
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Lingeer Ndoye Demba
Linguere Ndoye Demba Joos Fadiou, also known as Ndoye Demba in Senegambian dynastic history, was a Serer princess from the Kingdom of Sine (now part of present-day Senegal), from the later half of th...
Lingeer Ndoye Demba - Wikipedia
Banjul
Banjul, officially the City of Banjul and formerly known as Bathurst, is the capital of the Gambia and is in a division of the same name. The population of the city proper is only 34,828, with the Gr...
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Saloum
The Kingdom of Saloum (Serer language: Saluum or Saalum) was a Serer/Wolof kingdom in present-day Senegal. Its kings may have been of Mandinka/Kaabu origin. The capital of Saloum was the city of Kahon...
Saloum - Wikipedia
Maad a Sinig
Maad a Sinig (variations : Mad a Sinig, 'Maad Sine, Maat Sine, Bour Sine, Bur Sine, etc.) means king of Sine. The ancient Kingdom of Sine now part of Senegal was a pre-colonial Serer kingdom . T...
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Marguerite Dupire
Marguerite Dupire (born in Roubaix - 12 October 1920) is a French ethnologist who specialises on African people, and had worked extensively on the Fulani of Niger, Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal, and the...
Marguerite Dupire - Wikipedia
Loul
The title Loul (or Lul) is an ancient royal title used in the pre-colonial Serer kingdoms, such as the Kingdom of Sine, the Kingdom of Saloum and formerly the Kingdom of Baol. These three pre-colonia...
Tambacounda Region
Tambacounda, formerly known as Sénégal Orientale, is a region of Senegal. It used to be part of the Mali Empire before the borders were created to separate Mali from Senegal. Tambacounda is physicall...
Tambacounda Region - Wikipedia
Thiès Region
Thiès is a region of western Senegal. The capital is also called Thiès.
It has two coastlines, one in the north with the Grande Côte housing the Niayes vegetable market, one to the south with the ...
Thiès Region - Wikipedia
Lamane
Lamane or laman (also laam or lam) means "master of the land" in the Serer language. The name was also sometimes the title of chiefs or kings of the Serer people of the Senegambia region which include...
Alioune Sarr
Alioune Sarr, (born September 1, 1908) at Foundiougne in Senegal, was a Senegalese historian, author and politician whose family gained prominence in the Serer precolonial Kingdom of Sine and Saloum...
Buumi
Buumi (many variations : Buumy, Bumy, Bumi, etc.) was a Serer royal title in the Serer pre-colonial Kingdoms of Sine, Saloum and previously Baol. All these pre-colonial Serer kingdoms are now pa...