West African Culture and Daily Life
Villiage Life in West Africa
Trade and Regional Commerce
As west African cultures developed complex trade systems, some powerful individuals called kings gained control of this system. Many people were loyal to the king because he kept trade running .
The Oral Tradition in West Africa
Through a collection of stories told by storytellers called.
Terms and Names
a connection among people by blood, marriage, or adoptionkinship
a group formed by kinship groups with a common ancestorclan
when people in a society focus on specific types of worklabor specialization
a West African storytellergriot