By: Makayla Thompson
Population- 11 million
-The Mandingo people are supposed to be the descendants of the inhabitants of the Mali Empire,
-the Mali empire, which was essentially established by the Mandingo rulers, was their first ever independent empire that was set up after a long-lasting struggle for independence.
Sierra Leone, West Africa
the women wear hair dresses and colorful dresses and jewelry. The men wear traditional dresses and hats.
Religion - Islam
-goes to Mecca
- Exquisite display of drumming and the kora, a 21 string instrument
- Naming a child seven days after his/her birth