Where did ewes come from?
Besides, where did the ewes first settled?
Settlement in Egypt Oral tradition claims the Ewe people were led by an ancestor called „Gu? under whose leadership they settled at the delta of the river Nile, in present day Egypt. Other ethnic groups also settled in Egypt then, including the Jews forced by draught in their land of Canaan.
Also Know, where are ewes located? Ewe people are located primarily in the coastal regions of West Africa, in the region south and east of the Volta River to around the Mono River at Togo and Benin border.
Furthermore, how did the ewes come to Ghana?
Amenumey, the Ewe people originally came from Ketu, a Yoruba area in modern day Benin, but were eventually forced to migrate eastward as a result of Yoruba expansion (ibid.). Two accounts suggest that the Ewe migrated into Ghana in the fifteenth century (ibid.; Ghanaweb n.d.).
What is the migration route of the ewes?
According to oral narratives of migration (usually defined as xotutu), the Ewe moved westward from northern areas in present-day Benin and settled, after successive displacements and subdivisions, in what is nowadays Togo and eastern Ghana.