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She is the subject of many oral legends that have complicated her legacy, but is believed by historians to have been a real ruler born in the mid-sixteenth century. These walls became commonplace across the nation until the conquest of Zazzua in 1904, and many of them survive today, known as ganuwar Amina Amina's walls. The history of Africa : the quest for eternal harmony. Sultan Bello of Sokoto wrote: Strange things have happened in the history of the seven Hausa States, and most strange of these is the extent of the possessions which God gave to Aminatu, daughter of the ruler of Zazzau. Only three months after being crowned queen, Amina waged a 34-year campaign against her neighbors, meant to expand Zazzua territory. . Bello provided no chronological details about her.

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Amina Axelsson

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The traditional titles and offices relating to authority over women and redress of their grievances have now become nominal or have been discarded all together. As a child, her grandmother Marka, the favorite wife of her grandfather Sarkin Nohir, once caught her holding a dagger. More recent oral tradition has a series of lively stories about the queen, and these have found their way into popular culture. Although Amina's success as a ruler did not have a trickle down effect on her female successors, Amina enjoyed a lasting reputation, bordering on legend, as a woman warrior. There also is a local chronicle of itself, written largely the nineteenth century but extending to 1902, published in 1910, that gives a list of the rulers and the duration of their reigns. One of the earliest textual sources to mention Amina is history Ifaq al-Maysur, composed around 1836.

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Beyond her expansion of Zazzau territory, she created trade routes throughout Northern Africa. As an adult, she refused to marry for the fear of losing power. Amina holding the dagger did not shock Marka, rather it was that Amina held it exactly as a warrior would. On this basis, some scholars date her reign to the early sixteenth century. According to oral legends collected by anthropologist David E.

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Her army, consisting of 20,000 foot soldiers and 1,000 cavalry troops, was well trained and fearsome. It was also the primary source of slaves that would be sold at the slave markets of Kano and Katsina by Arab merchants. She had a younger sister named Zaria for whom the modern city of Zaria Kaduna State was renamed by the British in the early twentieth century. Amina is not mentioned in this chronicle, but oral tradition in the early twentieth century held her to be the daughter of Bakwa Turunku, whose reign is dated by the chronicle from 1492—1522. Zazzau was one of the original seven Hausa Bakwai , the others being , , , , , and Garun Gabas. Among them were: Amina was a fierce warrior and loved fighting. She waged war in the Hausa lands and took them all so that the men of Katsina and the men of Kano brought her tribute.

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A number of scholars accept this information and date her reign to the early to mid-fifteenth century. She helped Zazzau Zaria become the center of trade and to gain more land. Before Amina assumed the throne, Zazzua was one of the largest of these states. At age sixteen, Amina was named Magajiya heir apparent , and was given forty female slaves kuyanga. History of West Africa 2 vols.

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According to this chronicle, she was a contemporary of Muhammad Dauda, who ruled from 1421—38, and Amina conquered as far as and , collected tribute from far and wide and ruled for 34 years. It was for this reason that the kingdom of Zakzak was the most extensive among the kingdoms of Hausa, since Bauchi included many regions. Historian Abdullahi Smith, however, places her reign after 1576. Her mother, Bakwa, died when Amina was 36 years old, leaving her to rule over Zaria. From an early age, Amina had a number of suitors attempt to marry her. To mark and protect her new lands, Amina had her cities surrounded by earthen walls.

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He carried her around court and instructed her carefully in political and military matters. She is also mentioned in the , a well-regarded and detailed history of the city of Kano, composed in the late nineteenth century, but incorporating earlier documentary material. . . .

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