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date: 17 April 2021

Correia, Aurelia (early 1800s–mid-1870s),  

Source:
Dictionary of African Biography
Author(s):
philip j. havikphilip j. havik

West African slave trader, was born in all likelihood out of a relationship between a Cape Verdean trader and a native woman. On her mothers’ side Correia descended from the Bijagó, the ruling matrilineage on the island of Orango, the largest and most important in the archipelago off the Guinea coast. Also affectionately known in Guinean Creole, the regional lingua franca, as ... ...

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