Welcome to Suudu Baaba, a blog dedicated to the History and Cultures of Fulbe/Haal-Pulaar’en. These ancient people have gone trough several stages of civilization and cultural developments and each stage had left its residual marks in the culture of the modern Fulani which give them a very rich and divers culture. As an ethnic group, the Fulbe are bound together by the Pulaar/Fulfulde language, their history, their culture and their moral code known as Pulaagu/Pulaaku (Fulaniness).
Who are the Fulɓe? People who refer to themselves as Fulɓe or Haal-Pulaar’en (Pullo or Haalpulaar in singular) are known by many names (and spellings of the names) in other languages. In English, for instance, they are referred to as Fulani, a term borrowed from the Hausa people. Fula, from Manding languages, is also used in English, and.. Read More
The Fulɓe people are widely distributed, across the Sahel from the Atlantic coast to the Red Sea, particularly in West Africa. The countries where they are present include Burkina Faso, Benin, Camroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leon, South Sudan, and as far east as the Read Sea in Sudan and Ethiopia.There are also large communities of Fulbe in the USA, Middle East and Europe. Particularly in France, Spain and Italy. In Guinea, the Fulbe make up the largest Ethnic group …Read More
The Fulɓe call their language Pulaar or Pular in western dialects and Fulfulde in the central and eastern dialects, but the language is also known in the Western literature as Fulani, Fulah and Peul in French. Pulaar/Fulfulde is a Senegambian language spoken as a set of various dialects in a continuum that stretches across some 26 countries in West and Central Africa…. Read More