Tikar


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Tikar

 

(self-designation, Langtumu), a people living in Cameroon, along the upper course of the M’Bam River. The population of the Tikar, together with that of the related Nsau (Bansaw), Kom (Bamekom), Nsungli, and other tribes, is approximately 300,000 (1970, estimate). The Tikar language is one of the Eastern Bantoid languages. Most Tikar are Muslims. Their chief occupation is farming, mainly the cultivation of millet, corn, and yams. Many Tikar work on coffee, kola, and tobacco plantations.

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Suman, D.S., Tikar, S.N., Mendki, M.J., Sukumaran, D., Agrawal, O.P., Parashar, B.D., & Praksah, S.
(10.) Yadav R, Tikar SN, Sharma AK, Tyagi V, Sukumaran D, Jain AK, et al.
1960: 'From tribute to tax in a Tikar chiefdom', Africa 30 (1): 1-19.
Tikar SN Mendki MJ Sharma AK Sukumaran D Veer V Prakash S et al.
(13.) Suman DS, Tikar SN, Mendki MJ, Sukumaran D, Agrawal OP, Parashar BD, et al.
It can also cover a geographical territory like the Tikar Plain Rural Development Project that covers the Tikar Plain which cuts through the North West, the West and the Adamawa regions.
Guinea Savannah vegetation was prominent around Kenzou through Garoua Boulai to Meiganga, North of Nanga Eboko, and Bangante through Tonga to Bafia, Ngambe Tikar through Bankim to Mayo Banyo, and from Magba towards Foumban (Figure 5).
Yonetici reform yapmaya istekli degilse, elestirilere kulak tikar, protestolari ve reform taleplerini bastirmaya calisirsa uyruklar yine de sabirli olmali, devrimden kacinmali ve yoneticilerinin reform yapacagi zamana kadar beklemelidirler.
In 2002 Azhari helped to establish Tikar Pandan (Pandan Mat), a non-government organisation initially established as a writers' school to encourage Acehnese youth to begin to express themselves and put their experiences into words.