Present Day Liberia Research Paper
your mother, and your siblings get away, but your father stays to fight. You are urged to keep going and in 3 days end up in Guinea. You are completely lost in what has happened, but soon you figure out that an uprising has occurred, your village is burned to the ground, and your friends and father had been killed. That is the road to Present day Liberia.
The indigenous people of Liberia migrated around the twelfth and fourteenth century. They were made up of 16 different groups which are: “Kpelle (20 percent), Bassa (13 percent), Grebo (10 percent), Gio (8 percent), and Mano (8 percent). Smaller groups are the Kru, Lorma, Kissi, Gola, Gbandi, Vai, Krahn, Mende, Mandingo, Dei, and Belleh”. (“Republic of Liberia…”) From these tribal groups, there are 3 main languages: Mande, Kwa, and Mel. These 3 languages have many subdivisions to fit each tribe 's dialect. (“Liberia.” Countries…)
The indigenous people also believed in animism which is, “non-human entities-such as animals, plants, and inanimate objects - possess a spiritual…