Mano

Categories: Ethnicities

A Mande-speaking group originating from the Mali empire, the Mano traveled to Liberia and settled in what they now call Nimba county, derived from the Mano words Niemba Tun, or “hills on which young maidens will slip and fall”. They have close cultural and linguistic ties to the Dans who share this region.

Synonyms:
Mah, Mamia, Manon
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