Independence in Guinea

Video Transcript

“The history, the history of, the long history of fighters; people who’ve always said, ‘No.’ Indomitable people who are proud of themselves, and find pride in their history; they will say it over and over again. ‘Have you heard about l’Almaly Samory Touré? Those are things he did. He fought the French. He defeated [the] French in this town. He defeated [the] French on the other town, on the other side of the hill. He defeated [the] French on the river over there. He defeated [the] French all the way by the border with Ivory Coast. He defeated [the] French by the border by Liberia. He was our ancestor. He is our hero and we want to be like him.'”

In this video, a Guinean expert discusses history in Guinea.