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Serer-Sine

The Serer are famous throughout Senegal and Gambia for their clothing. Serr is a traditional clothing woven by men. Serr is believed to bring good luck to those who wear it. The Serer people are also famous for a form of wrestling that is popular throughout the region called Laamb or Njomb. Serer religion is centered on universal supreme deity called Rog. There are also lesser gods, goddesses and spirits. The Serers strongly believe in the importance of the ancestral spirits (pangool) and reincarnation.
Author(s): NALRC
URL: http://nalrc.indiana.edu/brochures/new-broch/Serer-Sine.pdf
Language(s): Serer-Sine
Category: Teaching and Learning Materials, Research, LCTL Initiatives, K-12 Initiatives, Outreach and Dissemination
Level: Beginning
Audience: K-8, 9-12, Heritage, Self-Study, Special Purpose
General Format: Print
Specific Medium: Hard Copy
Skill: Reading
Price: Free
Year: 2015
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Publisher: National African Language Resource Center
 
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