Tubu

Categories: Ethnicities

The Tubu, a clan-based group of herders, nomads, and oases farmers in northeastern Niger, as well as Chad and Libya, are sometimes referred to as the “black nomads of the Sahara”. Their own name translates as “rock people”. Although the ancient history of the Tubu is unclear, the two groups of which they are comprised, the Teda and the Dazagra, are believed to share a common origin.

Synonyms:
Tabu, Tbou, Tebou, Tebu, Tibboo, Tibbou, Tibbu, Tibou, Tibu, Toubbou, Toubou, Toda, Todga, Todaga, Tuda, Tudaga, Umbararo
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