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  • Images of Imam Kalifa Faty and community 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-07-22)
    Images of manuscript owner Imam Kalifa Faty and neighboring community in Kolda, Senegal, for the manuscript digitization work done in July 2018.
  • Mandinkakaŋ Suukuwo: Mandinka Devotional Poetry 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The manuscript is written by the famous Mandinka religious scholar, poet, and educator, Kang Kalifa Diaby. Kang Kalifa translated many important texts from Arabic and Soninke Ajami (Sarakhole) into Mandinka. He has greatly ...
  • Kandoolu Kitaaboolu: Collection of Bilingual Texts 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    A collection of two small bilingual manuscripts. The first is a copy of a Mandinka Ajami poem that praises God and Prophet Muḥammad while teaching literacy and Mandinka grammar. It was authored by the Mandinka educator, ...
  • Kaŋ Karandiraŋ Kitaabo: Language Teaching Text 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The manuscript is a bilingual Arabic-Mandinka Ajami language teaching text copied from the original, written by Kang Kalifa Diaby. It is designed to teach basic Arabic grammar and common words to Mandinka Ajami literates. ...
  • Misilmeyaa Keeñaa: Guide for Muslims 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The manuscript is a copy of an Arabic text with extensive glosses in Mandinka Ajami by the Mandinka educator, Kang Kalifa Diaby. The document deals with numerous Islamic rituals, including guidelines for the required prayers ...
  • Mandinkakaŋo Karandiraŋ Kitaabo: Mandinka Teaching Text 

    Diaby, Kang Kalifa
    The manuscript is a recent copy from the original written by Kang Kalifa Diaby to help Mandinka Ajami literates better understand their language. It deals with basic grammar, vocabulary, and Mandinka common expressions.