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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mano

 

(self-designation, Mah, Mana), a people living in Liberia and the Republic of the Ivory Coast. Population, including the Dan, Kweni, and other related peoples, approximately 600,000 (1967, estimate). The Mano language is related to the Mande language family. The Mano religion consists of the worship of natural forces and ancestor worship; some Mano profess Islam. Their occupations are farming (millet, rice) and cattle breeding.

REFERENCES

Sobchenko, A. I. “Liberiia.” Sovetskaia etnografiia, 1953, no. 4.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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