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oral tradition
legends and history passed through word of mouth
matrilineal
descent is traced through mothers
What West- African culture established itself in the Niger and Benue river valleys?
the Nok
Which people (in 3000 B.C.) established their kingdom in the southern part of the Nile River Valley?
Nubians
By 2000 B.C., the Nubians developed into the kingdom of ______.
Kush
What kingdom began in Africa, about 150 years after the Kushite kingdom?
Axum
Who is Sundiata Keita?
One of Mali’s early kings. Defeated rival in 1235.
Who were the Almoravids?
a Muslim group in Africa
Who was Mansa Musa
greatest king of Mali