| Mang, Jideson Isa
Mang. A Mambila village in 1900 and 1976. A study
in Historical Geography
Department of Geography, Teacher's College,
Founder = Memeh from Banga. 4 sons = Jogge, Mannge,
Yerba, Mangche. each founded hamlets = Mang-Njoge,
Mang-Ben, Mang- Yermbaela, Mang-Chidi. Mang means
crowd. Chief was Wakili Yaso, asst was Kalami. Chief is
descendant of Memeh. 1977 Quarter heads were Ligimi
replacing Kalami (asst Gangla), Tanimi replacing
Tundonu (asst = Bakari), Dirwe replacing Yaso (asst=
Jagiben) and Geshi (asst Mban). All speak same dialect.
Trad. regn. 2x a year December and August. Dec- Jan is
Nebin - guinea corn harvest. Sacrfice first fruits,
then dance. Aug - Sept is Yiba after sowing g corn.
Ngwah = tradl chief - drink from gourd in front of
crowd who is silent while they drink several gourds
full then they clap and cry "Ngwah moh".