The beautiful of the Hoggar,
the queen of the Touareg
Famous and mysterious, Tin Hinnan; a legendary queen of the Ahaggar is the
mother establisher of the Touareg people, the oral tradition maintained and
transmitted by the songs, narrate the travel of a courageous woman came from
far away. Hinan « the one who travel» in Tamachek language, has faced a thousands
of dangers when she decided to enterprise the saharian desert, accompanied by
her faith full servant Takamat and here guide Mehawa; After a months of travels
in these inhospitable regions, she is ready the loose courage, long walks under
the hot; the icy nights, then, the camel has been lost while gale. Inside a
grotto she let here self goes to the tiredness and for the despondency.
There The mythic ancestor of Tin Hinan appear and reveal to here the amazing
destiny which is waiting for here she do efforts to get back here confidence
and to carry on here path way. Ones again on the sadder, Tin Hinan look forward
here mission, one day after a hard battle wined a strong hunters, she discovered
a sinks of a greening garden, an ideal place for the rest of the warrior. The
legend narrate that Tin Hinan got three daughters (the father of her daughter
is still unknown), her, daughters have established three noble tribes of Ahaggar:
The Inemba, the Kel rela and the Iboglan; the tribes, successors of the Takamet
daughters, were paid for them and for a hundred of years an annual (Touisa).
Till updating of the Abalessa's tombs, each Tergui has to depose a stone as
a symbol of devotion to the mother establisher, this woman who generate a population,
administered the public goods and do the peace present.