National Geographic : 1947 Feb
rierre Icnac Six-foot Matakam Tribesmen March to Market under Firewood Parasols. Some Lack Goatskin Vests, but No One Worries On the eroded Mandara Mountains, where their ancestors sought refuge from Moslem slave raiders, these people make their home under abenevolent French administration. Civilization's formal education and changing fashions are not their problems. A little road work fulfills their duty tothe State. Farming and fish ing provide a livelihood. In the highlands of the north Cameroons the Matakam enjoy a comfortable climate.