African - A Mali prince. Son of Fata Kung Makhong and Sukulung. He was seven years in the womb and seven years old before he walked. When Sumanguru killed Sunjata's brothers and usurped the kingdom, Sunjata's sister, Nyakhaleng, slept with Sumanguru and discovered his secret. She told her brother who shot Sumanguru's father, a jinnee, with an arrow tipped with a cockerel's spur, the only thing that could kill him. As a result, Sumanguru lost his magic powers, turned into a bird and flew away, leaving Sunjata in control of his kingdom. In some references, known as Sunjata, Sonjara, Sonjara, Soundiata or Soundiata.

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