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Mubimambila Essays


 
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 Munjiabi, Samson Dio
 1977
 Vakude A Mambila village in 1900 and 1976. A study in Historical Geography
 Department of Geography, Teacher's College, Mubi
 Unpublished Local Study
 

Vakude Origins: from Kimi in Cameroon. 1st settled in Ndom near the current border.
p13 Immigrants from Kilatin arriving this century.
21 In 1900 ... people concentrated on terracing than using the flat land which could ease the problems of culitivtion. Bird scares painted with 'nyul' beer = 'mbah'
41 Juju 1x a year first men dance near the forest (=ritual enclosure) then in the compounds. Map shows two caves. One wood called Leopard = leopards found there! 'Gurah' = special hunting area - April, all catch presentd to chief. Shul = place where elders gather to sort out the village and mark new year.
54 Big drum = "meah njuh".
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