Cosaan Seereer : Interview with Mamadou Faye (18 July 2020). Commemorating the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune
Date of first broadcast on Seereer Radio : Saturday, 18 July 2020
Interviewee : Mamadou Faye
Source language(s) : Seereer and Wolof
Subjects covered : Today marks the 153rd anniversary of the Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune (18 July 1867) where Maad a Sinig Kumba Ndoofeen fa Maak Juuf defeated Maba Jaaxu Bâ and his ally forces, and the battle in which Maba was killed. On this show, the panel discusses the surprised attack of the Seereers by the Senegambian Muslim forces at Mbin o Ngor (also known as Mbetan Kerr Ngor) in April 1867. That surprised attack precipitated the historic Battle of Fandane-Thiouthioune. This is the first part of a series of interviews with Mamadou Faye relating to the history of Siin.
Radio program : Cosaan Seereer
Radio station : Seereer Radio
Collection : The SRC Collection
Date of recording : Saturday, 18 July 2020
Location of interviewee : Siin, Senegal
Medium : Audio recording
Additional information : This audio was recorded for the SRC Collection, with permission to broadcast granted to Seereer Radio | The Voice of the Seereer Community (our 24 hour stream radio station). Our sincere apologies for any noisy background.
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