Field work continues

Two or three days per week I venture to the field with my trusty and helpful companion, Aliou (see photo below). He gives me access to meet with Mbororo, and I wouldn't be able to conduct this research without him. We visit small communities and villages ("chefferie", "village," or "commune" in French) with large Mbororo… Continue reading Field work continues

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The context of East Region, Cameroon

What is the East Region of Cameroon? It is one of the largest regions, yet the least populated (about one million for the entire region). It is primarily rural, with few urban centres. It is a mix of many different tribes and shares many qualities (language, ethnicity, religion, history) with bordering regions of DRC and… Continue reading The context of East Region, Cameroon