Bagirmi



ETHNONYM: Dar Massenya


Kinship

The Barma lacked descent groups; however, strong adherence to patrilocality in the 1970s resulted in neighborhoods in which the men of households tended to be agnatically related. The Arabs and the Fulani each had differing systems of patrilineal descent. Barma kinship terminology was Iroquoian.


Bibliography

Nachtigal, Gustav (1987). Sahara and Sudan; The Chad Basin and Bagirmi. London: C. Hurst & Co.


Pacques, Viviana (1977). Le roi pĂȘcheur et le roi chasseur. Travaux de l'Institut d'Anthropologie de Strasbourg. Strasbourg.


Reyna, S. P. (1990). Wars without End. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England.

S. P. REYNA

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