Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

 

A Tribe That Refused To Be Captured Into Enslavement

Kru People A Tribe That Refused To Be Captured Into Enslavement  The Kru people inhabit a homeland in coastal southeastern Liberia and neighboring Cote d`Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The Kru are a tribe known for sailing. Some Kru have also migrated to the neighboring Sierra Leone to work as fishermen and dockworkers. The Kru along with the Grebo resisted Maryland settlers’ efforts to control their trade. They were also infamous amongst early European enslavers as being especially averse to capture. Their reputation was such that their value as enslaved people wasRead More


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