Makere people

A Makere man with an eagle in the early 1900s

The Makere are an ethnic group of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, living near the Bima River in the Northern part of the country.[1][2] They speak the Mangbetu language.[3]


  1. ^ Heale, Jay; Yong, Jui Lin (2009). Democratic Republic of the Congo. Marshall Cavendish. p. 74. ISBN 978-0-7614-4478-7. 
  2. ^ Meeks, Amina Blackwood (2009). "Depths of Memories: Honouring the Makere People". In Carmen Birkle, Nicole Waller. "The Sea is History": Exploring the Atlantic. Heidelberg: Winter. pp. 57–. ISBN 9783825356125. 
  3. ^ "The Congo Expedition: Regions, Languages and Tribes. Excerpted from: African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire, Schildkrout and Keim, Chapter 1, AMNH and University of Washington Press, 1990". Retrieved 11 March 2018. 

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