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According to tradition of Mossi’s ruling class, the Mossi descend from the marriage of a Yennenga, a warrior princess, and Rialé, a Mandé hunter. According to legend, they gave birth to the first authentic Mossi. The Mossi were able to conquer territories due to their mastering of the horse. They created a prosperous empire, and kept peace in the region until the beginning of colonialism.
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Here is a collection of panAFRICAproject images by Lou Jones pertaining to the ethnographic group of "Mossi":