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Journey of Song: Public Life and Morality in Cameroon
During the long dry season, Tupuri men and women in northern Cameroon gather in gurna camps outside their villages to learn the songs that will be performed at widely attended celebrations to honourExpand
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Journey of song
Framing Youth within the Politics of Foreign Assistance
Although in the past the field of youth development has been subsumed within or occluded by other traditional development sectors such as education, a re-emerging emphasis on security in USExpand
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Making Ethnic Elites: Ritual Poetics in a Cameroonian Lycée
Abstract This case study of youth cultural production in Cameroon examines how lycée students introduce idioms of tradition and the ancestral past into the lycée context by creating a club modelledExpand
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Multipartyism and Nostalgia for the Unified Past: Discourses of Democracy in a Dance Association in Cameroon
ABSTRACT Language and practices associated with democracy and multipartyism are used by practitioners of the gurna society among the Tupuri of northern Cameroon to comment on local changes in gurnaExpand
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Literature & The Arts
errors such as his assertion that La noire de was released in 1960 and was Sembene's "first successful feature film" (377), when in fact it was Sembene's very first feature film and was released inExpand