Gonja history, culture, religion, economy; Salaga and Kafaba

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Armitage, Capt C.H., The tribal markings and marks of adornment of the natives of the Northern territories of the Gold Coast London 1924


Braimah, J. A., The founding of the Gonja Empire (duplicated)

Cardinall, Allan W., The Natives of the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, London, 1920

Daaku, K.Y., Trade and Trading patterns of the Akan in the 17th and 18th Centuries (in Claude Meillassoux (ed).The Development of Trade and Markets in West Africa, Int Afr Inst)

Daaku, K Y, Oral Traditions of Gonja

Gouldsbury report 1876 re Salaga. in Further Correspondence regarding the Affairs of the Gold Coast, British Parliamentary Papers Cmd 3386 Colonial Office 1882

Gill, J A, Short History of the Dagomba tribe

Goody, J, Overkingdom of Gonja (in Forde & Kaberry (eds), West African Kingdoms in the 19c, Longman, 1967)

Goody, J (ed), with J A Braimah, Salaga : the struggle for power Longmans 1967

Jones, D. H., Jakpa and the Foundation of Gonja, Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana

Opoku, A. A.., Festivals of Ghana, Accra, 1970

Tamakloe, E F, The mythical and traditional history of Dagomba in Cardinall, AW Tales Told in Togoland

Wheeler, Capt. H, C., D.C Gonja District, Essays by District Commissioners on Tribal History: Salaga District, 1906 Archives of Ghana

Wilks, I, Levtzion, N, Haight, Bruce M, Chronicles from Gonja: a Tradition of West African Muslim Historiography. Cambridge: the Cambridge University Press, 1986 (Fontes Historiae Africanae: Series Arabica IX), 258 pp.


Gonja Association of North America



Encyclopedia Britannica entry