Kabri, Mamudu S.|
A Historical Geography of 1900 and of today of "Yara"
Department of Geography, Teacher's College, Mubi
Unpublished Local Study
Yara (nr Kabri): Wrestling part of first harvest rites.
13 Brass and brass casting, potting,
iron smelting - magnetite (DZ assumes) called Ningip found in two rivers that
bisect the area (no names given). Jujus etc carved from tree callled Sumsum.
18 Sacred trees- can cure the sick.
3 pots placed under these trees, chicken
killed for them monthly - to keep them active. Bathe sick with water from the
pots. Medicine at a hill if rains are late. - black male goat, chicken and