Acholi



ETHNONYMS: Acoli, Acooli; historically: Gani, Lango, Lo-Gang, Shuuli

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RONALD R. ATKINSON

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Jun 9, 2010 @ 8:08 am
very historical and interesting..I love reading the historic event and learning more about the tribe..GOD SPEED!!
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Feb 23, 2011 @ 8:08 am
WHAT ARE THE COMMON CULTURAL BELIEFS IN THE ACHOLI LAND?

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