Matriarchy in the archipelago of the islands Bijagó

2018-10-26T18:22:04+02:00

Between myth and reality are tales of the existence of a matriarchal society among the Bijagós. The German anthropologist Hugo Adolf Bernatzik left us an amazing story in his work, “En el Reino de los Bijagós” (In the kingdom of Bijagós), where we can read: “In the land of the Bijagós, the expression, ‘the weak sex’ does not ring true at all to the female inhabitants of Orango.”

Matriarchy in the archipelago of the islands Bijagó2018-10-26T18:22:04+02:00
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