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African History

Queen Amina Of Zaria: The History Of An Uncommon African Warrioress

Queen Amina was a warrior queen of the popular city-state Zazzau (Zaria) in the present-day Kaduna. Amina was the celebrated queen of Bakwa Turunku and the 22nd ruler of Zazzau. She was a known voice in the mid-sixteen century. Many folk tales...