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Moussa Ag Amastan

Musa ag Amastan arriving in Paris (1910)

Musa Ag Amastan (1867–1923) was the Amenokal or chief of the Kel Ahaggar Tuareg in 1900. He negotiated a peace treaty with the French.


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