| Yarbil, Mohammmed M.
Mambilla Division Ndarup Village
Department of Geography, Teacher's College,
Unpublished Local Study
Ndarup: 5 Quarters of common
origin plus 3= Swia, Kung and Nuwa made by Locall
Authy, but they are under Warwar.
8 Origin from Kimi. some have gone from Ndarup to
Lekitaba and Karara. Rect houses began in 1960's now
many still round but bricks not pudddled mud.
15 Forest owned by quarters eg forest at Suah belongs
to Swap people, callled Yirum Shua.
24 Big male juju small male juju= suwa tilla Man
affcted by Makkka could walk up trees. 25 "Makkka
could afffect every young man who was thought to be
goood and genuine. He could climb any tree with any
part of his body, run very faster, spoke out his
dreams which were believed to be sent by God through
him and he could tell what was to happen in the
future. He ran about nakedly and some times he could
become normal. They had special centres for
practicing all these and the places concentrated at
26 dances = Mbiter Kati, Buol, Titeng and Ndil. Used
to each have their own season, now some defunct,
others such as Mbiter can happen at any time. Male
seeing female juju became impotent, female seeing
male juju ruins her life unless special medicine
28 To E of the villlage is rock callled bal Nvur Kal.
This once had big cave beneath it.
29 People used to hide from germans there. Fossils
etc in it! To SE is bar tou where leopards used to
live. At Nkuwa is mammy water cave, mammy water like
goat lived there. Once upon a time woman refused to
use a grindstone brought from the cave, and the whole
area filled with water because of her anger.
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