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Imamat du Fouta-Djalon

Following in his Great-Grandfathers footsteps Dr. It served their interests to send their sons to Futanke schools, to support the graduates who came out to teach, toroo in general to extend the vast pattern of influence that radiated from Futa Jalon. Livestock, which included horses and cattle, ate more and produced more waste than what the indigenous farmers were accustomed. Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress. Inhistory professor Terry Alford documented the life of Abdul-Rahman in his ground-breaking book Prince Among Slaves, the first full account of his life, pieced together from first-person accounts and historical documents.

The interior of the suntuure, Zones internal gate, entryway, privacy screen, and residence are reserved primarily for family members. Nonetheless, the disposal of livestock waste, which became woman’s work, required a systematic way of disposing of it. The cuntuuje represents a futa approach to food production, and is distinguished by their agrodiversity, as well as the way the people intensively use and maximize a limited amount of land.


Struggles over land and material resources in the past, present, and future.

Fouta Djallon histoirr Pular: It is in Zones 4 and 5 the hoggo and suntuure living fence where most activities of daily life occur. Horses, perhaps due to the tsetse fly decreased, while goatssheep, pigs, and poultry increased, and n’dama cattle remain an tiro asset. Un de ses souverains, le Tounka Menin, est le roi de l’or. Retrieved from ” https: Initially they followed a traditional African religion. Zone 6 is the outside world.

The French were not satisfied with mere dominance of the coast and increasingly one-sided trade with the Fulbe.

Since then, it has enjoyed a remarkable stability and a democratic regime, despite some upheavals and poor economic performances. Almost all labor, except for the initial preparation, is performed and managed by women and children, in the past and now, within each family group.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Fouta Djalon. The Almaami would demand gifts in return for trade rights, and could enforce his will with a well-supplied army. Fouta Djallon is a highland region in the center of Guineaa country in West Africa.

Mainly rural the economy covers animal husbandry cattle, sheep, goatsagriculture, gathering, trading, and marginal tourism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The region’s main cash crops are bananas and other fruits.

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Different political entities succeeded before the arrival of the Portuguese in The competition was fierce, especially between French and English. Les deux rivaux en vinrent aux mains et ce fut ce dernier qui l’emporta United Nations University Press. Enfin, le Walo connut plusieurs capitales: The graphic in this section is a mind map of the internal zones and sectors found typically in a suntuure environment.


The indigenous name in the Pular language is Fuuta-Jaloo.


vu Since the 17th century, the Fouta Djallon region has been a stronghold of Islam. The living fences that surround each suntuure are not just a barrier to keep out people, wild animals, and domestic livestock. It acted as the nerve centre for trading caravans heading in every direction.

In Fuuta-Jaloo their language is called Pularor Pulaar. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. And, over time, the women worked out a method for doing so.

The more enterprising commercial lineages, of whatever ethnic origin, established colonies in the Futanke hills and along the principal routes.

French is the official language of Guinea, and Fouta-Djallon is the French spelling. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history.

Soundiata sut en profiter. The clerical faction took the name of the Alfaya out of respect to the legacy of Karamokho Alfa, while the secular faction called themselves the Soriya after his successor Ibrahima Sori. The Imamate contained nine provinces called diwewhich all held a certain amount of autonomy.

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