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Tsoede

by Micha F. Lindemans
A culture hero of the Nupe people (west-central Nigeria). He seized the throne by killing his uncle and extended the frontiers of his kingdom. He introduced his subjects to the rudiments of technology, showing them how to build canoes and how to work metals. Prince Tsoede is accredited with various other legendary innovations such as the institution of marriage and the arrangement of sacrifices.

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