Mende

Categories: Ethnicities

Not to be confused with Mande.

The Mende people are a subgroup of Mande who settled in an area on the border between Sierra Leone and Liberia after having long opposed the hegemony of the coastal kingdoms of the Baga people.

Synonyms:
Boumpe, Hulo, Huro, Kosa, Kossa, Kosso, Mendé, Mendi
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