Bijago warrior dancer in his traditional outfit

 Bijago warrior dancer in his traditional outfit

Bijago traditional acrobatic warrior dance

Bijago have traditionally resented all centralized authority,whether Portuguese,*French*, English, German or contemporary government officials. In 1447,when the Portuguese explorer, Nuna Tristao, tried to conquer the Bijagos, they killed him instantly because they do not want any form of rule except their matriarchal traditional system that create chiefs to rule them.

Credit blog: TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE

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