Meynsata’s Way : Fighting with Sword and Spear

Meynsata was a legendary heroine from the kingdom of Songhay in West Africa who fought against a monster called the Hira who had kidnapped her father. According to the legend, she single handedly defeat the Hira and the hordes of wild animals it controlled wielding a sword and spear.

The use of sword and spear/stick is still practiced by cultures such as the Hausa and Tuareg In this class we will explore the use of the sword and spear using the aforementioned traditions as our foundation.

Location: Scenic I Date: July 22, 2022 Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am Da’mon Stith