Africa, African Anthropology - General Resources
By peoples A through K go to L through Z
The peoples of Africa are often described in terms of their ethnic background or their languages. There are several thousand ethnic groups in Africa, ranging in physical stature from the short Pygmies to the tall Maasai, each with its own cultural traditions. Here are only a few of them.
Akan Akuapem Akye Anyi Aowin Asante Babanki Baga Bali Bamana Bamileke Bamum Bangubangu Bangwa Baule Beembe Bembe Berber Bidyogo Bobo Bushoong Bwa Chokwe Dan Diamande Dogon Eket Fang Fante Fon Frafra Fulani Hausa Hemba Holoholo Ibibio Idoma Igbira Igbo Ijo Kabre Karagwe Kassena Katana Kom Kongo Kota Kuba Kusu Kwahu Kwere
Bidyogo People __"Although not much is known about the origins of the Bidyogo, their language definitely connects them with the current occupants of the coastal mainland. It is known that at one time mainland peoples related to the Bidyogo extended far north along the coast into present day Mauritania and were gradually forced south as a result of southward Berber movement." You will find material related to history, religion, political structure and more. - From University of Iowa - http://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/people/Bidyogo.html
Linguistic Lineage for Bidyogo __ Trace the origins of the Bidyogo language. - from ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_lang_family.asp?code=bjg
Who Are the Bidyogo? - The civilization of the Bissagos Islands __ You will find a general overview of the Bidyogo people. - illustrated - From softpedia.com - http://news.softpedia.com/news/Who-Are-the-Bidyogo-79464.shtml
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