Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Roots festival participants pay homage to Kunta Kinteh’s village - The Point Newspaper, Banjul, The Gambia

Roots festival participants pay homage to Kunta Kinteh’s village - The Point Newspaper, Banjul, The Gambia





International and national participants of the ongoing International Roots Festival on Monday visited Kunta Kinteh Island in Juffureh, the native village of the most famous Gambian slave, Kunta Kinteh.

The participants visited the slave museum where most of the materials used by the slaves during the slavery days are being kept for posterity.

Kunta Kinteh Island, formerly known as James Island, was a place where thousands of slaves departed from to various parts of America or the West Indies...
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