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Mungo Park discovers Mumbo Jumbo in 18th Century West Africa

Recorded by Mungo Park while in Mandingo country (Sengambia region) c. 1798: On the 7th I departed from Konjour, and slept at a village called Malla (or Mallaing), and on the 8th about noon I arrived at Kolor, a considerable town, … Continue reading

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