Queen Tin Hinan: Founder of the Tuaregs

ORIGIN Queen Tin Hinan, also known as Queen of the Hoggar, is a legendary woman that lived in the 4th Century. The literal meaning of Tin Hinan is “she of the tents.” She is believed to be the ancestress of the Tuareg ethnicity of northern Africa; they call her “The mother of us all.” The …

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