Contribution of King Njoya to Bamoun traditional medicine through " Shumon " writing
The invention of the "Shumon" script by Sultan Ibrahim Njoya (1886-1933) in which he wrote and taught the culture of the Bamoun people remains a landmark in the history of cultural development. Thanks to Shumon, King Njoya's research discoveries were preserved till our time. During the 100th
Celebration of the life of King Njoya in 1996, Professor Daniel Noni Lantum, the "National Coordinator of the Census of Traditional Healers of Cameroon" presented the list of Tradipractitioners who were probably King Njoya's students and examined their current heritage and contribution to African Traditional Medicine. This paper is the original analysis
Key Words: Sultan Ibrahim Njoya, "Shumon", Culture, African Traditional Medicine, Medicinal Plants, Traditional Healers
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