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Indigenous Communities from Burkina Faso

| Bambara | Dogon | Eastern Karabo | Jula | Kaan | Kalamse | Mossi | Northern Dagara | Northern Toussian | Siamou | Songhai | Southern Toussian | Tenbo | Tiefo | Tuareg | Turka | Wara | Winye | Zarma

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Songhai
Indigenous Group Songhai (Also known as: Songhai-Humburi Senni)
Location Burkina Faso, Oudalan Province, Sahel Region, Niger River
Estimated Population 139,298 (2000, People Groups)
Environment Savannah / Desert / Plain / Tropical / Arid
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Trade / Fishing / Gatherer
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Songhay
Classification: Nilo-Saharan, Songhai, Southern
Alternate Names: Songay Senni, Songoy, Songay, Songoi, Sonrai, Sonrhai, Songai, Songhai, Central Songai
Dialects: Marensé (Maransé, Koroboré). Closely related languages: Koyraboro Senni, Kaado, Zarma, Dendi, Tadaksahak
Website URLs Ethnologue: Songhay, A Language of Burkina Faso
Wikipedia
The Songhai People
The Songhai Region
Livestock development and economic productivity in tsetse-infested Africa
Under the Acacias: Burkina Faso
Africa South Of The Sahara: Countries, Burkina Faso
Art Of Burkina Faso
The Metropolitan Museum: Timeline of Art History, Western and Central Sudan, 1000-1400 AD
BBC News: Country Pofiles, Timeline: Mali
NGOs Songhai Center
International Service : West Africa, Burkina Faso
United Nations Development Program: PNUD Burkina Faso
Development Workshop (DWF)
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
The Ouagadougou International Arts and Crafts Fair (SIAO)

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