States headed by Serer Lamanes

This is a list of states headed by the Serer Lamanes. The Lamanes (or Lamans) have a historical, economic and religious significance in Serer countries.[1] The following pre-colonial kingdoms and new states (post-independence) were for a long time dominated by the Serer Lamanic class :


  1. Galvan, p 42
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 Gravrand, Henry, "La Civilisation Sereer - Cosaan : Les origines", vol.1, pp 263- 295, 303, Nouvelles Editions africaines, 1983, ISBN 2-7236-0877-8
  3. 1 2 3 For more on the Lamanes' religious significance, see also : Gravrand, Henry, "La civilisation Sereer, Pangool, Dakar, Nouvelles Editions Africaines (1990)
  4. Boulègue, Jean. "Le Grand Jolof, (XVIIIe – XVIe Siècle)", (Paris, Edition Façades), Karthala (1987), p 30
  5. Dyao, Yoro, "Légendes et coutumes sénégalaises", Cahiers de Yoro Dyao: publiés et commentés par Henri Gaden. p 12. (E. Leroux, 1912)
  6. Gravrand, Cosaan, pp 62-87


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