This page carries all website links which are of interest for the ethnographer of the Northern Mandaras. Any suggestion to extend this page is very welcome. Please send an E-mail with a brief explaination of why your proposed new link should be included.
A highly illustrated study of traditional African beers, the ingredients and brewing techniques, and the confrontation between the pantheistic ethnic groups of North Cameroon and the Islamic kingdoms of Bornu, Kanem, Wandala, Bagirmi, and the Caliphate of Sokoto.
An international and multidisciplinary research network.
Developed to introduce Sukur to the wider world by assembling as much information on its unique society and rich, self-reliant culture as is available in archives, publications, and the data collected by Nic David and Judy Sterner.
The text and photographs portray the eastern Margi of Nigeria as James H. Vaughan knew them between 1959 and 1987. The photographs were taken during five periods and, with one exception, were all taken in the villages of Kirngu and Humbili.
Devoted to the study of all aspects of culture and environmental sciences in Nigeria, embracing interests in the fauna and flora, history, archaeology and geology, legends and customs, arts and crafts, sports and pastimes.
David Zeitlyn’s ethnographic website.
Publications, unpublished field materials, images.
German multidisciplinary research projects in West Africa.
Summer Institute of Linguisitcs (SIL).
A linguistic website.
An organization of archaeologists, researchers from associated disciplines and others who share an interest in African archaeology and African societies.
The gateway to development information.
An annotated resource list.
Langage, langues et cultures d’Afrique noire.
Human Relations Area Files, at Yale University.