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What is a Griot?

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Which of these BEST defines a griot?

A

A title in West African societies that was similar to a scribe.

B

A position of power in local government, akin to a clan leader.

C

An oral historian who would pass on knowledge and records by reciting stories to younger generations.

D

A merchant who traveled the Sahel trade routes that connected Sub-Saharan Africa’s two coasts.

E

The title the Malinke (Mandinka) people used for the emperor.