Tchaman

Categories: Ethnicities

“The chosen ones” in the Ebrié language are an Akan group of the Côte d’Ivoire, traditionally divided into nine distinct kinship groups: Kwè, Bidjan, Yopougon, Nonkwa, Songon, Bodo, Dyapo, Bya and Gnangon. With their proximity to both the lagoon and the neighboring ocean, it is no surprise that the principle economic activity of the Tchaman people is fishing, followed by cultivation of yams, taro, manioc, rubber, and coffee.

May also refer to the Bono or the Ebira people.

Synonyms:
Achan, Ébrié, Gyama, Kyama
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