Originally came from southeastern Nigeria, near the Benue-Cross Rivers then spread east and south near Zambia, in Central Africa. Around 1000 CE, they reached present day Zimbabwe and South Africa, here they established the Munhumutapa Empire.
Live in Central Ghana. The family, especially the mother's family, is most important to this group. The mystical Golden Stool has been a part of their practice since the 17th century. Believe strength of thier nation depends on the safety of this stool.