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amwiki ኩሩካን ፉጋ; dewiki Manden-Charta; enwiki Kouroukan Fouga; eowiki Kurukan Fuga; eswiki Kurukan Fuga; euwiki Kurukan Fuga; frwiki Charte du. Discussion Ask a question about ‘Kouroukan Fouga’ Start a new discussion about ‘Kouroukan Fouga’ Answer questions from other users Full Discussion Forum. Kouroukan fouga: Soundjata et l’assemblée des peuples: la charte du Mandé. Responsibility: Djibril Tamsir Niane. Language: French. In French.

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Second, it afforded uniform rights for all citizens including women and slaves, unheard of in many parts of the world. Of Goods Article All those who will transgress these rules will be punished. Don’t confuse my supposed naivette with your presumptuous intellectual arrogance. Skip to main content. According to these texts, the Kouroukan Fouga established the federation of Mandinka clans under one government, outlined how it would operate and established the laws by which the people would live.

The djeli have preserved much of the history of the Mali Empire including its kings, battles and system of government. Griots are proud of the chain of transmission of which he is the most recent link.

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He is allowed to joke with all groups, in priority with the royal family. There were 16 clans known as the Djon-Tan-Nor-Woro quiver carriers responsible for leading and defending the empire.

In Mande, divorce is tolerated for one of the following reasons: Again, who are these people and why should any objective scholar or student of history entertain such bias and capriciousness? For those who accept that the present version of the Kouroukan Fouga represents the original charter, the Mali Imperial constitution is regarded as a landmark achievement in the history of Africa and the world for several reasons. I doubt you’ve even read or even skimmed through any of the material I so courteously suggested for you.


Do not follow up with your constant attentions the wives of the chief, of the neighbor, of the marabout, of the priest, fuga the friend and of the partner. In Manden, do not maltreat the foreigners. The five clans kourkukan marabouts are our teachers and our educators in Islam. Final Disposals Article Although it is purported to be a faithful reproduction of a charter created in the fourteenth century, some modern-day agents have sought to cast doubt on this achievement, opining instead that the Kouroukan Fouga must be strictly a modern oral tradition.

An attempt to “reconstruct” the Kouroukan Fouga from oral tradition was made inin a regional workshop held in KankanGuineawith the aim of publishing and preserving the oral history related to the area’s djeli or griots. They are divided into four sections concerned with Social Organization edictsProperty Rights edictsEnvironmental Protection edicts and Personal Responsibilities edicts I’m going to try to contact the author of the wikipedia article to see if he knows anything.

But again, that’s Britain Originally posted by ackee: Click here to sign up. Secondly, as far as I know, there’s no actual document that says all of these things. That you are so transfixed on what they think as if the truth value of a statement depends on their acceptance is a sign of submission. The Kouroukan Fouga divided the new empire into ruling clans lineages that were represented at a great assembly called the Gbara. Maybe they already have that, I don’t know.

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Lastly, there were 4 clans of djeli masters of speech who recorded the history of the empire through song. They DID not write it down as to them it was not important to do so.

Respect kinship, marriage and the neighbourhood. There were also 4 clans known as the Mori-Kanda-Lolou guardians of the faith that guided the ruling clans in matters of Islamic law.

Since he seems to have a lot of information on Mali that’s only available in French.

Views Read View source View history. I’m doing nothing wrong by pointing that out with regards to the Manden Charter. But I do know that someone is being very tight-lipped about the Timbuktu manuscripts. Have you read Niane?? So if you want to fogua them up with irrefutable evidence, show them the Kouroukan Fouga written on a manuscript and they won’t have anything left to say, but to accept it.

The Kouroukan Fouga or Kurukan Fuga is purported to be the constitution of the Mali Empire mid-thirteenth century to c. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

A young man can marry at age Mali portal History portal Human rights portal. The 30th seat was likely occupied by the mansa’s djeli called the belen-tigui master of ceremoniesor may have been reserved for a female monitor since the constitution states women are to be represented at all levels of government edict Everybody has a right to life and to the preservation of physical integrity.