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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/37391

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    Unknown author
    Contains two small sets of documents written in Mandinka Ajami. The first set provides the list of people who served as village chiefs since the founding of the town of Mankonomba. The second set consists of personal ...
  • Image of Imam El-hadji Kemo Drame 

    Ngom, Ibrahima (2018-09-30)
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