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Gifts for Queen Amina - African Songhay and Hausa Kingdoms

Lyn Reese

Gifts for Queen Amina - African Songhay and Hausa Kingdoms

World History Unit for the Middle Grades

by Lyn Reese

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Published by Women in World History Curriculum .
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    Subjects:
  • Africa - General,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary A. Dougherty (Editor), Jean B. Wilkinson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSpiral-bound
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11696193M
    ISBN 100962588075
    ISBN 109780962588075

    Amina (also known as Aminatu) was a queen of the Hausa city-state in Zazzau (now known as Zaria) in north-west Nigeria. She is one of the most famous African queens, known for her military acumen. Traditional Hausa songs describe her as ‘Amina, daughter of Nikatu, a woman as capable as a man.’. Queen Amina of Zaria African feminist ancestors. Commonly known as the warrior queen, Queen Amina of Zaria was the first woman to become the Sarauniya (queen) in a male-dominated society. She expanded the territory of the Hausa people of north Africa to its largest borders in history.

    Before the era of Amina, the Songhai Empire dominated West Africa. They collapsed after 2 centuries. The remains of the Songhai in modern day Nigeria were split up into the 7 city-states – Zazzau, Katsina, Kano, Gobir, Rano, Biram, and Daura. These are now known as the Hausa Kingdoms, after the Hausa people from that region. Sep 2, - Explore Nana Ayisha's board "Queen amina" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Queen amina, Fashion dresses, African fashion pins.

    Songhai Benin Hausa. Order of the African Kingdoms in West Africa. Axum Ethiopia (City States of E. Africa) by s this trading city became capital of the emerging West African Kingdom of Songhai. About Sonni Ali- Songhai. he didn't adopt Muslim, but followed traditional religious beliefs. Queen Aminatu, daughter of Bakwa Turunku, was a great Hausa warrior. She is well known as a warrior princess, having inherited her mother’s assertive and precise nature. Her mother built the capital of Zazzau. The city was one of the seven original states of Hausaland in the 16th century.


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Gifts for Queen Amina - African Songhay and Hausa Kingdoms by Lyn Reese Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Dougherty, Jean B. Wilkinson. Gifts For Queen Amina - African Songhay and Hausa Kingdoms. SAMPLE from the story "Gifts For Queen Amina" PART I. The Journey: The king was alarmed at reports of the military prowess of Queen Amina, a leader of the Hausa people of the city-state of Zaria.

He called upon all his noble families to contribute gifts to appease this "wearer of. Gifts for Queen Amina - African Songhay and Hausa Kingdoms - World History Unit for the Middle Grades (Spiral bound) / Author: Lyn Reese / Editor: Mary A Dougherty / Editor: Jean B Wilkinson ; ; African history, History, Books.

About Amina, Queen of Zazzau. Amina's mother, Bakwa of Turunka, was the founding ruler of Zazzauas a kingdom, one of many Hausa city-kingdoms involved in trade.

The collapse of the Songhai empire left a gap in power that these city-states filled. AMINA QUEEN Of ZARIA () This queen of Zazzua, a province of Nigeria now known as Zaria, was born around during the reign of Sarkin (king) Zazzau Nohir.

She was probably his granddaughter. Zazzua was one of a number of Hausa city-states which dominated the trans-Saharan trade after the collapse of the Songhai empire to the west. Public sculpture of the warrior Queen Amina in Nigeria.

The earliest commentator to mention Queen Amina is Muhammed Bello’s history Ifaq al-Maysur, composed around Queen Amina is also mentioned in the Kano Chronicle, a well-regarded and detailed history of the city of Kano and the surrounding Hausa people.

Queen of Zazzau chronicles the journey of real-life West African queen, Amina of Zazzau. The Songhai Empire is waning. While the Kanem-Bornu still dominate a vast swath of the African continent, smaller kingdoms are rising to prominence through conquest and expansion.

Foreign invasion is imminent and Amina must defend her s: 7. “Queen Amina of Zazzau was born around in the province of Zazzau, in modern-day Nigeria. Zazzau refers to the Zaria emirate which is a traditional state with headquarters in the city of Zaria in Kaduna state in Nigeria. Zazzau was one of the seven Hausa city-states which dominated the [ ].

The earliest commentator to mention Queen Amina is Muhammed Bello's history Ifaq al-Maysur, composed around Queen Amina is also mentioned in the Kano Chronicle, a well-regarded and detailed history of the city of Kano and the surrounding Hausa was composed in the late 19th century and incorporated earlier oral histories before the Fulani jihad of Central African Kingdoms.

There are a number of theories and stories connected with the Hausa people, who today live in northern Nigeria, parts of Ghana, Niger and Togo. "Queen Amina. Queen Amina of Zaria. This queen of Zazzua, a province of Nigeria now known as Zaria, was born around during the reign of Sarkin (king) Zazzau Nohir.

She was probably his granddaughter. Zazzua was one of a number of Hausa city-states which dominated the trans-Saharan trade after the collapse of the Songhai empire to the west.

Because, gods always want something in return. Queen of Zazzau chronicles the journey of real-life West African queen, Amina of Zazzau. The Songhai Empire is waning.

While the Kanem-Bornu still dominate a vast swath of the African continent, smaller kingdoms are rising to prominence through conquest and expansion. r Queen Amina. Amina, or Aminatu, was a warrior queen of the Zaria Emirate, which is in modern day Nigeria.

She is the subject of many legends and ruled at some point in the 15 th Century, though the dates are uncertain. QUEEN AMINA: WEST AFRICAN WARRIOR-QUEEN, THE GREATEST CONQUEROR OF THE NIGERIAN REGION AND ITS GREATEST MILITARY ARCHITECT Queen Amina of Hausaland (ruled AD) was a Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (now Zaria) and a brilliant military strategist she fought many wars and won them all.

The Hausa Kingdoms were a collection of states started by the Hausa people, situated between the Niger River and Lake history is reflected in the Bayajidda legend, which describes the adventures of the Baghdadi hero Bayajidda culmulating in the killing of the snake in the well of Daura and the marriage with the local queen Magajiya Daurama.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Jean B Wilkinson books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Queen Amina of Zaria, also known as the warrior queen, was the first woman who ruled an African kingdom for over 30 years in the sixteenth century. African Women Leaders.

Amina has 1 job listed on their profile. African Queens on LiveXLive. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Queen Amina of Zaria Queens of Africa Book 1 by JudbyBee at Barnes & Noble. The history of the continent from an African perspective. With hundreds of pages, and multi-media, the BBC investigates the events and characters that have made African.

Queen Amina of Zazzau was a Hausa Muslim Warrior queen who ruled during the 16th Century. She was born around in the province of Zazzau (now Zaria) in North-Central Nigeria.

Zazzau was one of the seven Hausa city-states which dominated the sub-Saharan trade after the collapse of the Songhai Empire at the end of the 16th century.The Queen of Sheba, (Arabic Malekat sabaa ملكة سبأ, Ge'ez: Nigista Saba ንግሥተ ሳባ, Yoruba: Ayaba ile Seba) (Hebrew Malkat Shva: מלכת שבא), referred to in the Bible books of 1 Kings and 2 Chronicles, the New Testament, the Qur'an, Ethiopian history and even the tribal traditions of the Yoruba people of West Africa, was.

Queen Amina is a legend among the Hausa people for her military exploits. She controlled the trade routes in the region, erecting a network of commerce within the great earthen walls that surrounded Hausa cities within her dominion. According to the Kano Chronicle, she conquered as far as Nupe and Kwarafa, ruling for 34 years.

Commemorative.