Na Gbewa

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Na Gbewa (also known as Nedega or Kulu Gbagha) is, traditionally, the father of the Dagomba-Mossi states in what is now northern Ghana. His sons and his daughters are credited with founding several states.[1][2]


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Sources used[edit]

  • Lipschutz, Mark R.; Rasmussen, R. Kent (1989). "Na Gbewa". Dictionary of African historical biography (2nd ed.). University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-06611-3. 
  • Ade Ajayi, J. F.; Crowder, Michael (1976). History of West Africa 1 (2nd ed.). Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-04103-4. 

Further reading[edit]

  • St. John-Parsons, D. (1958). "Na-Gbewa and His Sons". Legends of Northern Ghana. Longmans, Green. 
  • Ogot, Bethwell A. (1992). "From the Niger to the Volta". Africa from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. General history of Africa 5. UNESCO. pp. 339–340. ISBN 978-92-3-101711-7. 
  • Levtzion, Nehemia. "The Western Mahgrib and Sudan". In Fage, J. D.; Oliver, Roland. The Cambridge history of Africa 3. Cambridge University Press. p. 460. ISBN 978-0-521-20981-6. 
  • Illiasu, A. A. (1971). "The Origins of the Mossi-Dagomba States" (PDF). Institute of African Studies: Research Review 7 (2): 95–113.