Everything you need to understand or teach The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah.
The Hundred Wells of Salaga, by Ayesha Harruna Attah, is a historical fiction novel that tells the parallel stories of two women, Aminah and Wurche. The setting is late 19th-century precolonial Africa. Aminah is a teenage girl ripped away from her idyllic home in the village of Botu and sold into slavery. Wurche is the willful daughter of one of the ruling chiefs of Salaga-Kpembe. Wurche yearns for a political role, instead of wifely subservience. While exploring themes of slavery and freedom, forgiveness, gender, and the duality of human nature, the story eventually bring the two women together,