Contemporary practices: Cameroon

Geschiere, P. 2005

‘Funerals and belonging: different patterns in south Cameroon’, African Studies Review, 48, 45-64.

Gufler, H. 2000

‘“Crying the death”: rituals of death among the Yamba’, Athropos, 95:2, 349-361.

Jindra, M. 2005

‘Christianity and the proliferation of ancestors: changes in hierarchy and mortality ritual in the Cameroon Grassfields’, Africa, 75:3, 356-377.


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