Mandinka Documents

Various
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

Personal letters sent by members of his family.

Imam Lamine Cissé
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

Mandinka Ajami poetry dealing with the code of conduct of a good Muslim and encouraging people to take Prophet Muhammad as a model.

Imam Kéba Dabo Cissé
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

Personal letters written by Imam Kéba Dabo Cissé and sent to relatives in his hometown to update them about his own life.

Imam Kéba Dabo Cissé's father
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

A collection of poems written by Imam Kéba Dabo Cissé's father and dedicated to the prophet Muhammad.

Imam Nimbaly Thiam
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

The letters and the poems were written for different circumstances.

Youssoufa Thiam - 1969
Language: Mandinka
Script: Mandinka Ajami

Mandinka esoteric consultation customers written by Imam Nimbaly Thiam’s teacher 40 years ago. The esoteric consultation called istikhar is typically used to help people know about their future and to protect them from evil.

African Language Program at Harvard University