Kusasi people

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The Kusasi people (var. Kusaasi) are an ethnic group in northern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso. They speak Kusaal, a Gur language. The kusasi kingdom(kusaug kingdom) found in upper east region of Ghana covering 6 district namely bawku municipal,pusiga district,binduri district,bawku west district,garu district and tempane district. The capital of the kusaasi kingdom is bawku of which the paramouncy is located.[1]


The Kusasi people celebrate the Samanpiid Festival.[2] The festival is one that is used to thank God for a bumper harvest during the farming season.[2][3] The festival was first celebrated in 1987.[3]


  1. ^ Kusaal language. Ethnologue.com.
  2. ^ a b "Rawlings calls for cabinet reshuffle". www.ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Mahama's appointees not correct - Rawlings". myjoyonline.com. Retrieved 30 December 2013.