Gender in Kanuri Ajami Manuscripts, Images, and Interviews
Fieldwork Team: Dr. Mustapha Hashim Kurfi (Principal Investigator), Hauwa Usman (Local Project Manager), Alhaji Abubakar Maikudi Aishat (General Field Facilitator). Technical Team: Prof. Fallou Ngom (Project Director and former Director of the African Studies Center at Boston University), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries).
The collections on Gender in Nigerian Ajami Manuscripts are copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright. All rights reserved to the author. For use, distribution or reproduction contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org). Required Citation: Materials in this web edition may be cited as: Kurfi, M. H., Hauwa U., Ngom, F., and Castro, E. (2020). African Ajami Library: Gender in Nigerian Ajami Manuscripts. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/41953. For Inquiries: Please Contact Professor Fallou Ngom (email@example.com).
(2019)This document deals with the biography of Hajiya Kaltume Bulama Gana, a Northern Nigerian Muslim woman who is educated in and practicing Islamic arts as a profession. She established a non-profit organization that educates ...
(2020-12-21)Photographs of Hajiya Kaltume Bulama Gana and her non-profit philanthropic Islamic Arts organization called Herwa Heart of Art Initiative. The organization trains young girls in Northeastern Nigeria to become self-reliant ...
Ghargham a kar mai-a Tarihi-a Aisa Kǝli Ngǝrmaram, 1497 – 1504 (The history, leadership and legacy of Aisa Kǝli Ngǝrmaram, 1497 – 1504) (2018)This text written in 2018 is a rare Kanuri Ajami document. It contains a biography of the leadership and legacy of Aisa Kǝli Ngǝrmaram – the Kanem-Bornu legendary figure who ruled under the famous Sayfawa dynasty (1497–1504). ...