one of several hunting gatherings
lives in small groups between 10-100 (all are related)
groups families are organized members believe they are descendants of a common ancestors.
did not have centralized system of power
society that trace ancestors through their fathers
inheritance passes from father to son
society that children trace their ancestors through their mothers
inherit from mothers family
the part of North Africa that is today the Miditerranean
strict religious brotherhood that was founded by Ibn Yasin
another group of Berber Muslim reformers also seized power from the Almoravids
a kingdom, and its rulers were growing rich by taxing the goods that trades carried through their territory
1235 the kingdom emerged, its founders were Mande-speaking people
Mali's first great leader, came to power by crushing a cruel, unpopular leader.
one of Mansa Musa's successors prepared to recieve a traveler and historian.
A native of Tangier in North Africa
traveled for 27 years
visiting the most countries in the Islamic World
to the east
They built up an army and extended their territory to the large bend in the Niger River near Garo
a group of people named after the language they spoke
the people all speak common language
Arabic and Bantu blended language
In Southeastern Africa the Sona people established a city
the origin of the term mwene mutapa
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