Barup, Muhammed Q.
Barup Mambila Field work
Department of Geography, Teacher's College, Mubi
Unpublished Local Study
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
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 Kaka occupation.
38 "leopard stools" for chiefs.
43 rain and fertility rites at R. Ukari.
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