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Sherbro of Sierra Leone

H. U. Hall

Sherbro of Sierra Leone

a preliminary report on the work of the University Museum"s expedition to West Africa, 1937.

by H. U. Hall

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Published by University Press, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14601387M

Sherbro Island, island in the Atlantic Ocean off the southwestern coast of Sierra Leone, separated from the African mainland by the Sherbro River (north) and the Sherbro Strait (east).It is 32 miles (51 km) long and up to 15 miles (24 km) wide. The western extremity is Cape St. Ann; Bonthe, on the eastern end, is the chief port and commercial centre. Bonthe, Atlantic seaport, southwestern Sierra lies on the eastern shore of Sherbro Island, on the Sherbro River estuary.A 19th-century British control post against the slave trade, it was settled by freed African slaves and grew as a shipping port for agricultural harbour still exports palm kernels, ginger, piassava, and coffee, but the silting up of the estuary, coastal.

: Map Sierra Leone of The Coast and Country About Sierra Lione and Sherbro River Relief Show|Historic Antique Vintage Reprint|Ready to Frame: Posters & Prints. Sierra Leone retained a parliamentary system of government and was a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. In May , Sierra Leone held its first general election as an independent nation. The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) won plurality of seats in parliament and Sir .

People Reading on Mobile Phones in Sierra Leone: 3, People Reading on E-Readers in Sierra Leone: 1, Book Languages Available: English (source: Ethnologue) Sierra Leone Population: Million. Sierra Leone GDP: $ Billion. This site is presented by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the University of Pennsylvania Library (SCETI), and the University of Pennsylvania African Studies makes available photographic images residing in the Museum Archives that were made in in African Sherbro-speaking areas of Sierra Leone.


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Sherbro of Sierra Leone by H. U. Hall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: Scanned using Book ScanCenter Created Date: 12/5/ AM. Sierra Leone has limited rail and highway networks, which mostly serve the central and western parts of the country.

Freetown has excellent port facilities; smaller ports are located at Bonthe (on Sherbro Island) and Pepel (near Freetown). The cost of Sierra Leone's imports is. Sierra Leone and the Sherbro Peoples H. Hall made his research trip to Sierra Leone when it was a colony of the United Kingdom.

This small West African country--about the size of South Carolina--did not become independent until April Explore Bonthe and Sherbro Island, a forgotten but alluring tropical destination. Let the locals welcome you to their peaceful home, filled with coconuts, palm kernels and mango trees.

Experience what it is like to live your life as a tropical islander. Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee. PDF copy of the Sherbro of Sierra Leone book printed for Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee, 27 April 55th Independence Anniversary Ebook.

PDF copy. By Ade Daramy for Sierra Leone's 55th independence anniversary, 27 April The UN and Sierra Leone: An Enduring Relationship. Historic photos of Sierra Leone from the United Nations. Peace Corps Volunteer’s Africa Book Honored at Smithsonian Posted on November 9, by sherbro foundation • Posted in Blog • Tagged sierra leone, slave trade • Leave a comment Fellow former Sierra Leone Peace Corps Volunteer Monica Edinger was honored yesterday at the Smithsonian for her children’s book – Africa is my Home: Child.

Sierra Leone’s conflict was particularly noted for amputation of hands, arms and feet – for no reason other than pure cruelty and evil. Those who survived such treatment need loving acceptance and integration into normal society as well as vocational training for.

The Sherbro wring system uses a number of non‐English symbols that are explained in Appendix A at the end of the book. They are the standard symbols used in wring all other Sierra Leone languages (including Krio).

The first obvious difference from English is that the symbols used to represent Sherbro vowels have quite different pronunciations from the leers used to represent vowel sounds in Author: George Tucker Childs, Abdulai Bendu.

Posts about slave trade written by sherbro foundation. Sierra Leone is the land of many African American ancestors who were forced into the “middle passage” and a life of slavery in the coastal rice plantations of colonial South Carolina and much was.

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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one. The Sherbro of Sierra Leone: A preliminary report on the work of the University museum's Expedition to West Africa, [Hall, Henry Usher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Sherbro of Sierra Leone: A preliminary report on the work Author: Henry Usher Hall. Sherbro Foundation May 24 The women's society of Bumpeh Chiefdom, Moyamba District, Sierra Leone put on a dazzling show with hours of dancers and drummers during our recent visit.

Get this from a library. The Sherbro of Sierra Leone; a preliminary report on the work of the University museum's Expedition to West Africa. [Henry Usher Hall; University of Pennsylvania. University Museum. Expedition to West Africa, ]. The Temne of Sierra Leone. African Agency in the Making of a British Colony.

Author:: Joseph J. Bangura, Kalamazoo College, Michigan. Much of the research and study of the formation of Sierra Leone focuses almost exclusively on the role of the so-called Creoles, or descendants of ex-slaves from Europe, North America, Jamaica, and Africa living in the colony.

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First edition of this standard work on Sierra Leone, with 61 photographic plates and two large folding maps, one in color, in original cloth-gilt. Appointed commissioner at Sherbro, one most lucrative regions of Britain’s Sierra Leone colony, Alldridge came into office at a time of great conflict.

Handbook of the Sherbro language. London, Pub. by the Crown agents for the colonies, for the government of Sierra Leone, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A T Sumner. Books for all in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone’s national library service, the Sierra Leone Library Board (SLLB) has 21 branches countrywide. The public library network offers a vital service in Sierra Leone, providing a space where people from all walks of life can read for study, study and life-long learning.

Get print book. No eBook available A History of Sierra Leone, Volume 1 Port Loko protection Protectorate quit-rents recaptives refused returned rivers Rotifunk Rowe Scarries Secretary sent settled Settlers Sherbro Sherbro Island ships Sierra Leone slave trade Society Street Susu Temne Thomas Thornton Thorpe took Town treaty Tregaskis.

Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees. Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra Leoneans fled to.

Sierra Leone was founded, albeit under British control, with the highest hopes of being a refuge for liberated Africans and freed slaves. When the country received its independence, hopes for the future grew even stronger.The Sherbro language (also known as Southern Bullom, Shiba, Amampa, Mampa, and Mampwa) is an endangered language of Sierra belongs to the Mel branch of the Niger–Congo language family.

While Sherbro has more speakers than the other Bullom languages, its use is declining among the Sherbro people, in favor of Krio and ge family: .Much of the research and study of the formation of Sierra Leone focuses almost exclusively on the role of the so-called Creoles, or descendants of ex-slaves from Europe, North America, Jamaica, and Africa living in the colony.

In this book, Joseph J. Bangura cuts through this typical narrative Author: Joseph J. Bangura.