Bakweri

Some articles on bakweri:

Kpwe People - Culture
... The Bakweri today are divided into the urban and rural ... The rural Bakweri, in contrast, work as farmers, making use of Mount Cameroon's fertile volcanic soils to cultivate cocoyams, maize, manioc, oil palms, and plantains ... Traditional Bakweri society was divided into three strata ...
Kpwe People - Culture - Language
... The Bakweri speak Mokpwe, a tongue that is closely related to Bakole and Wumboko ... A growing number of the Bakweri today grow up with Pidgin as a more popularly spken language ... The Bakweri also used a drum language to convey news from clan to clan, and they also utilized a horn language peculiar to them ...
Jengu As Deity
... Bakweri belief talks of a female deity named Mojili or Mojele ... The Bakweri still worship Mojili as the ruler of the maengu ... Another Bakweri tradition names this goddess Liengu la Mwanja and makes her the consort of Efasa-Moto, god of Mount Fako (Mount Cameroon) ...
Jengu
... in the traditional beliefs of the Sawa ethnic groups of Cameroon, particularly the Duala, Bakweri, and related Sawa peoples ... Among the Bakweri, the name is liengu (plural maengu) ... Among the Bakweri, this cult is also an important part of a young girl's rite of passage into adulthood ...
Kpwe People - Culture - Arts
... The Bakweri, still practice arts and crafts handed down for generations ... The Bakweri are known to be skilled weavers of hats and shirts, for example ... Bakweri dances serve a number of purposes ...