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Ndatté Yalla was Queen of the Kingdom of Waalo, a Kingdom located where is now the Republic of Senegal, after the death of her sister, Djeumbeut Mobdj. She exhibited all the attributes of a Waalo leader :  Father David Boilat took a photo of her smoking, surrounded by her female warriors in ceremonial clothes. She fought against the French colonisation and for example refused to ceade the island of Saint Louis to the French, despite the threats of the French governor

Ndatté Yalla was Queen of the Kingdom of Waalo, a Kingdom located where is now the Republic of Senegal, after the death of her sister, Djeumbeut Mobdj. She exhibited all the attributes of a Waalo leader : Father David Boilat took a photo of her smoking, surrounded by her female warriors in ceremonial clothes. She fought against the French colonisation and for example refused to ceade the island of Saint Louis to the French, despite the threats of the French governor

Sewing school in the working class suburb of Guediawaye, Dakar. Fashion show was presented in this suburb in 2014 as part of Dakar Fashion Week.

Sewing school in the working class suburb of Guediawaye, Dakar. Fashion show was presented in this suburb in 2014 as part of Dakar Fashion Week.

Images of 19th century West Africans from Illustrations of a Voyage in Western Africa: Understanding the exploration of Senegal in 1843 and 1844 by  Anne Raffenel

Images of 19th century West Africans from Illustrations of a Voyage in Western Africa: Understanding the exploration of Senegal in 1843 and 1844 by Anne Raffenel

Sur la terrasse du Perroquet à Ziguinchor au petit-déjeuner. Itinéraire d'un voyage au Sénégal

Sur la terrasse du Perroquet à Ziguinchor au petit-déjeuner. Itinéraire d'un voyage au Sénégal

Inspirez vous! Le Sénégal autrement #AventureSineSaloum #cheval

Inspirez vous! Le Sénégal autrement #AventureSineSaloum #cheval

King of Barsalli, 1732. Shows King Bumey Haman Seaka, mounted on horse and wielding a spear. "Barsalli," a Wolof Kingdom adjacent to Gambia river

King of Barsalli, 1732. Shows King Bumey Haman Seaka, mounted on horse and wielding a spear. "Barsalli," a Wolof Kingdom adjacent to Gambia river

Instruments de musique et danses traditionnels du Sénégal

Instruments de musique et danses traditionnels du Sénégal