SECRET CAMEROON

Lost and forgotten - the secret "gorilla society"

Only a fraction of all secrets are known of the  black continent, and some myths and rituals  will stay a riddle forever like the legendary "Gorilla Society" or Ngui of the Bulu-Fong. Like shadows in the night the members of the society move through the rainforest of SW Cameroon. For hundreds of years they  were watchmen who had more power than the designated chiefs and other power structures. One can easily discern that they were were a  bother for the colonial powers who forbade them.
 
In 2008 Henning Christoph rediscovered one of these societies, that supposedly had all disappeared before 1910.

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