Faamugol Honno Rewirtee Alla
The entire manuscript is available for download as a single PDF file. Because of the large size of this manuscript, it is also available in three PDF files. In addition, each page is available as a separate, larger, JPG file. If higher-resolution JP2 files are needed (WARNING: files average 15-20MB in size), please contact email@example.com. Fieldwork Team: M. Lamine Diallo (Lecturer of Wolof & Pular Languages) and Ahmed Diallo (Research Assistant). Technical Team: Dr. Vika Zafrin (Digital Scholarship Librarian, BU Libraries), Dr. Fallou Ngom (Director of the African Studies Library), Dr. Peter Quella (Assistant Director, African Studies Center), and Sarah Davis Westwood (PhD Candidate, Department of History). This collection of Fuuta Jalon Pular Ajami materials is copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. This project is funded by the BU African Studies Center. We thank Prof. Tim Longman, past Director of the African Studies Center, and the entire African Studies team for their support. For Inquiries: Please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Bassara, Sayku Salmaana
CitationM. Lamine Diallo and Fallou Ngom. 2016. African Ajami Library: Digital Preservation of Fuuta Jalon Pular Ajami Manuscripts.
The material talks about how to teach the commandments of God using the Pular language so that many Pular speakers can practice their religion as well as they can. The material was written for the first time in ca. 1792 (1210 AH) by Thierno Mamadou Samba Mombeya and was written again in 1940 by Sayku Salmaana Bassara in Koubiya, Fuuta Jalon. The material was digitized in Dakar, Senegal. The video contains Mamadou Siradio Deen Balde sharing biographical information and details related to the acquisition and contents of these Ajami materials.