Sirah Baldé

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Sirah Baldé de Labé was a Guinean novelist and teacher. She studied to be a teacher in Rufisque, Senegal and became a pioneer for being the first woman to teach French in the former Fula Imamate of Futa Jallon during the French occupation. She is best known for her 1985 novel From One Futa Jalon to the Other.[1]


  1. ^ O'Toole, Thomas; Baker, Janice E. (2005). Historical Dictionary of Guinea. Volume 94 of African historical dictionaries, Scarecrow Press. p. 17. ISBN 0-8108-4634-9. 

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