Kassena

Categories: Ethnicities

The colonial partitioning of Burkina Faso and Ghana isolated the Kassena from the greater Gurunsi ethnic group in Burkina Faso, of which they are part. They gradually developed an independent cultural identity along the northern Ghana and Burkina Faso border.

Synonyms:
Binyime, Gapershi, Kasem, Kasena, Kasene, Kasim, Kasina, Kasm, Kasom-Bura, Kasomse, Kasonbura, Kason Bura, Kason Fra, Kasonse, Kassem, Kasséna, Kasuna, Kipirse, Ksm, Qasim, Wulise
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