Learn more about the Zarma language, culture and Zarma people living in Niger and neighbouring countries
This web site is devoted to the Zarma people and the language they speak
and their culture. Zarma is one of the important
Songhay speech varieties
It is also referred to as Dyerma, Dyarma, Dyabarma, Zabarma, Adzerma, Djerma, and Zarbarma. With this website I hope to show you some of the richness of the culture of the people living in the Songhay region of west Africa. These pages contains a full course of the Zarma language and references to other websites.
It also contains photo slide shows of present day live and music and
dance videos of current and traditional music. Other aspects of the
Zarma culture are discussed, amongst others, review of relevant books
about the Zarma language and culture, videos of the royal sport in Niger
traditional wrestling and Zarma riddles to tease your brain.
My wife and I have lived and worked in
Niamey the capital of Niger
for three year. A lot of photo's are and will be available on this site. Use the sitemap to get a good view of this Zarma web site.
La langue Zarma ou Djerma est parlé au Niger.
Environ 22% de la population du Niger fair partie de ce que l'on appelle
l'ensemble songhay-zarma-dendi. L'objective de cettes
pages d'internet est de vous emmener dans la
societé Zarma. Et vous pouvez aussi apprendre la