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Collection Level Description: Papers of Faay Woo Lii Wong

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2316
Title: Papers of Faay Woo Lii Wong
Dates of Creation: 1999
Extent: 1 folder

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

There are no biographical details available for the author

The Ndzëëndzëv dispute concerned the Nso' people of western Cameroon, and had its origins in long-standing customs and personal mistrust within the offices of Fon [king] and Faay [councillor]. The dispute's roots can be traced back to the early 20th century. It developed into a perceived struggle for supremacy between the two offices, and was finally settled in 1968 after a period of negotiation.

Scope and Content

Typescript account of the Ndzëëndzëv Dispute in Cameroon, by Faay Woo Lii Wong, 1999.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by the author via Mrs. E.M. Chilver on 13th September 1999.

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Wong | Faay Woo Lii | fl 1999 | researcher | Cameroon

Cameroon | Social life and customs


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