African Society and Culture By Laurel Massey

Extended family- a family made up of several generations

Matrilineal- tracing family decent through mothers rather than fathers

Community- a large group with common values living in an area


Oral history- stories passed down from generation to generation

Sugarcane- a grassy plant that is a natural source of sugar

Contact- interaction with other people

Major- great in rank or importance

Spiritual- a gospel song

Similar- having characteristics in common

Some women in early Africa served as soldiers and political leaders.

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