Mandingo

By: Makayla Thompson

Population- 11 million

Language- Mandika

History

-slaves

-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.

Religion - Islam

-reads the quran

-goes to Mecca

Customs

  • Exquisite display of drumming and the kora, a 21 string instrument
  • Naming a child seven days after his/her birth
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