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He said I do in fact speak better than some Wolofs.
Born in Joal, a tiny coastal village of Senegal, Léopold Sédar Senghor grew up a member of Serers tribe, a minorty tribe among the Wolofs.
Wolofs, which, in former times, comprehended all the countries situated between the rivers Senegal and Gambia.
Perils and Captivity Comprising The sufferings of the Picard family after the shipwreck of the Medusa, in the year 1816; Narrative of the captivity of M. de Brisson, in the year 1785; Voyage of Madame Godin along the river of the Amazons, in the year 1770.
So Tylor mentions the fact, that the language of the West African Wolofs contains the word "dágou," to go, "dágou," to stride proudly; "dágana," to beg dejectedly; "dagána," to demand.
The dance here referred to is probably the Bamboula dance of the Wolofs, a spring festival which has been described by Pierre Loti in his _Roman d'un
The Wolofs of French Senegambia, near St. Louis, are very black, well built, less prognathic than Negroes generally, and their language differs considerably from that of their neighbors.
Africa and the American Negro...Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa Held Under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.
The villagers turned out to gaze, not habited like the Wolofs of Albreda, but clad in shady hats and seedy pantaloons.