National Geographic : 1931 Feb
ONCE A WEEK ALL THE IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY AROUND IOUMBAN COME INTO THE CITY They are fond of forming processions and marching through the streets with drums beating and banners flying. NJOYA'S MEN EXHIBIT THEIR SUPERB HORSEMANSHIP The Sultan of Foumban has no regular standing army. However, all n'gi, or subchiefs, and their malerelatives ride and bear arms, and they are subject to call by Njoya. He could assemble 200 mounted soldiers very quickly. Note a man near the center ofthepicture being rundown byarider at full gallop. He was only slightly injured (see, also, text, page 244).