Ancient art of the Northern Cameroons

Sao and Fali. Art ancien du Nord-Cameroun: Sao et Fali. Photos: Gerard Jansen and/et text: J.G. Gauthier.
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Anthropological Publications , Oosterhout
Art, Kotoko., Art, Fali., Art, Primitive -- Cam
Other titlesArt ancien du Nord-Cameroun: Sao et Fali
ContributionsGauthier, J. G.
LC ClassificationsN7399 C3 J36
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL18651573M

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[Gerard Jansen; J G Gauthier]. The Muslim-majority Northern area opted for union with Nigeria, and the Southern area voted to join Cameroon. Northern Cameroons became the Sardauna Province of Northern Nigeria on 31 Maywhile Southern Cameroons became West Cameroon, a constituent state of the Federal Republic of Cameroon, later that year on 1 October Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for "history of cameroon" Encounter, Transformation, and Identity: Peoples of the Western Cameroon Borderlands, (Cameroon.

British Cameroon or British Cameroons was a British Mandate territory in British West Africa, formed of Northern Cameroons and SouthernNorthern Cameroons forms parts of the Borno, Adamawa, and Taraba states of Nigeria, and the self-declared independent state of Southern Cameroons was renamed Ambazonia, the latter considered internationally to be part of Cameroon.

French Cameroon (Cameroun) became independent inand after a plebiscite inBritish Cameroon gained independence. The southern part of the British territory joined the Federal Republic of Cameroon, while the northern part, ethnically united with the Hausa-city states, joined Nigeria.

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Cameroon - Cameroon - Economy: In the two decades following independence, Cameroon was quite prosperous. The government initially concentrated on expansion of educational facilities, diversification of farm production, selective industrialization, rural development, and the introduction of rural cooperatives.

In subsequent years, however, less central planning and more reliance on private. The Art of Cameroon Paperback – January 1, by Tamara Northern (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tamara Northern Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

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Tamara Northern (Author) See Author: Tamara Northern. The North Region (French: Région du Nord) makes up 66, km² of the northern half of The Republic of ouring territories include the Far North Region to the north, the Adamawa Region to the south, Nigeria to the west, Chad to the east, and Central African Republic to the southeast.

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The northern Maya lowlands, whose southern boundary runs east-west through south central Quintana Roo and Campeche at approximately 19 degrees north latitude, is-with the exception of the Puuc hills-a generally at plain characterized by low scrub forest, moderate to low rainfall.

Subtitled "The Lore, Art, and Craft of an Ancient Tree" and compiled by a not-for-profit organization called the North House Folk School, this book sets out to demonstrate how former cultures relied on birch forrests for more or less everything, and then shows us Reviews: Cameroon’s legacy of ethnic diversity dates back to 8, BCE with the migration of the Baka people into the country’s modern-day borders.

By BCE, an influx of Bantu-speaking tribes into the southern and eastern regions of the country had pushed the Bakas off arable land and into the nearby forests.

Cameroon is the home to over linguistic groups, and the nation is called “Africa in miniature” because of its diversity. This is a Central African country which has the highest literacy rate in its continent.

But the major obstacle to its progress is its corruption. It was because of the gathering of two colonial countries which resulted in the formation of Cameroon in The. Cameroon is located in West-Central Africa where it occupies a total area ofsquare km. The country hosts a population of 25 million individuals.

Ethnicity, Language, And Religion. Cameroon has a multi-ethnic population. The largest ethnic communities living in the country are the Cameroon Highlanders, Equatorial Bantu, Kirdi, Fulani, Northwestern Bantu, and the Eastern Nigritic.

Welcome to Northern Cameroon The north of Cameroon is the fringe of the world's greatest dry zone. This is the Sahel, a red and ochre and yellow and brown rolling sea of dust, dirt and strange, utterly beautiful hills and pinnacles of rock, crisscrossed by the dry wind, the thin strides of Fulani people and the broad steps of their long-horned.

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Cameroon - Cameroon - People: The country has been described as an “ethnic crossroads” because of its more than different ethnic groups. There are three main linguistic groups: the Bantu-speaking peoples of the south, the Sudanic-speaking peoples of the north, and those who speak the Semi-Bantu languages, situated mainly in the west.

The first Bantu groups included the Maka, Ndjem, and. Cameroon can be divided into northern, central, southern, and western geographic regions. North of the Benue (Bénoué) River, the savanna plain that occupies the country’s centre declines in elevation as it approaches the Lake Chad basin.

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Details *. Christianity, Islam and Traditionalist are the three main religions in ian churches and Muslim centers of various denominations operate freely throughout Cameroon while the traditionalists operate in their shrines and temples which are also becoming popular today. United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor () and Wayi E.

Mico (). The northern part of Cameroon was an important part of the Muslim slave trade network. The slave trade was largely suppressed by the midth century. Christian missions established a presence in the late 19th century and continue to play a role in Cameroonian life.

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