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Title:Chiefdom and Clan Maps of Western Liberia
Authors:Holsoe, Svend E.
D'Azevedo, Warren L.
Gay, John H.
Year:1969
Periodical:Liberian Studies Journal
Volume:1
Issue:2
Period:Spring
Pages:23-40
Language:English
Geographic term:Liberia
Subjects:ethnic groups
maps (form)
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Abstract:The maps presented here represent the first attempt of which the authors are aware to plot all the chiefdoms and their constituent clans for the western part of Liberia: The Vai chiefdoms (TewO, Tombe, Gawula, Vai Kone) - The De chiefdom - The Gola chiefdoms (Lofa-Gola, Goje, Gola Kone, Pokpa, Kongba) - Mecca chiefdom - Bopolu chiefdom - The Kpelle chiefdoms (Fuama, Bokomu, Gbalein-Faala) - Belle chiefdom - Guma chiefdom - Kisi chiefdom - Bandi chiefdom - The Loma ohiefdoms (Bunde-Wubomai, Gizima-Ziema). Notes, maps.
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