kru ethnic group

Terry Hart & Lele Johnson

What types of houses they live in/Urban or rural

They live in small rural villages.


The Kru ethnic group wears a lot of baggy , colorful clothes. Brown is also another color that they wear a lot. It looks like they are wrapped in bed sheets. Headbands are also wore by the kru ethnic group.

History of Group

They were infamous among Early European slave raiders as being especially averse to capture.

Kru people were more valuable as traders and sailors on slaves ships than as slave labor.

Kru along with Grebo resisted to let Maryland settlers effort to control their trade.


They practice polygamy.

Kru also relied on the forest for farming , supplemented by hunting for their livelihood.

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