Barup, Muhammed Q.
Barup Mambila Field work
Department of Geography, Teacher's College, Mubi
Barup Origin p 5 Early 19th C. From Ndom to S, in
Cameroon. Left Ndom with the Dembe, who now live in E
part of Gembu - speak sim. lang. The Barup first
settled at Vakude but were driven out by the Vakude who
came later. They then went to Gembu, but were driven by
Gembu people to Leme, and from there by the current
Leme to their present site. They themselves had to
drive away the Manchuwar from the site.
6 Kaka arrived c 1950s Unlike Mambila Kaka have tribal
marks on their amrs and their stomachs. Mayo Gertogul =
international boundary. Oil palms in its valley, mainly
38 "leopard stools" for chiefs.
43 rain and fertility rites at R. Ukari.
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