Amaro, Francs B. Fai|
Mbamnga. A Mambilla village - in 1900 and 1976 - A study in Historical
Department of Geography, Teacher's College, Mubi
Unpublished Local Study
Mbamnga: origin Kimi
then a hill on the border - near Kabri, then dispersed to diff. villages such
as Mbamnga. Local name = Limil meaning people of the plain. Mbamnga a
corruption of Fulani "Vamgo" = hamlet. Popn c 1000
Pegs - stakes with heads
called Mki ued to demarcate important tradl areas. People from Mbara made
alliance with those of Duk and Fuh to take revenge on the ??Shuy?? (unclear)
who had killed a boy. They were forced to a part of Mbara which was never to
be raided by custom. Some of the people from Duk fled to Mbamnga Petel. A girl
from Fuh became pregnant, she was forced to reveal the man's name - from Njuro.
Fight developed and the Njuro migrated.
54 Route of path near Toma hill
changed after lightening killed a Fulani man there.
58 skulls of those killed
in war stored in the sua enclosures. In these places special round stones and
black bowls. First fruit festivals in Sept
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