According to him, a jaga Kanguri settled in the country now occupied by the Sonyo three hundred years ago.
Defeated in several pitched battles, she fled into the jaga country, where she was crowned with much success.
The jaga chieftain, Cassangi, used to have a young woman killed every day for his table!
Nzinga at once renounced Christianity, and the bloody rites of the jaga were celebrated when she ascended her throne.
As the Harbolas wake people up in the morning they are also called jaga or Awakener.
He invited the Queen to a sumptuous banquet; such an invitation being the highest compliment one jaga could pay to another.
jaga or Jaka is a military title,416 and by no means the name of a people.
Having reduced her own people to subjection, with the aid of the jaga, she declared war upon Portugal.