African Society and Culture How do religions develop?

Bantu peoples settled most of Africa south of the Sahara by A.D. 300.

Some women in early Africa served as soldiers and political leaders. Queen Nzinga ruled in southern Africa.

This colorful blanket is made from Kente cloth. Its name comes from an African word that means "basket."

Griots, such as this woman, often accompany themselves on a stringed instrument called a kora.

The slave trade carried enslaved Africans to different parts of the world.

Extended family is a family made up of several generations.

Matrilineal is tracing family descent through mothers rather than fathers.

Oral history is stories passed down from generation to generation.

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

Spiritual is a gospel song.

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Brandon Belz


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