Usmanou Nsangou, a native Cameroonian from the Bamum Kingdom now living in Boston, shares his personal encounters with the Bamum king and the life at the royal court in the kingdom’s capital Foumban. He tells us about the vibrant annual ngoun celebrations and remembers the deep impressions some masks used in these gatherings left in him.
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