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S: Gbaya By Matthew Dinh

BC: Gbaya is a very intersting culture. Thing is not very many people understand or know about the Gbaya culture. Well this mixbook will either prove or allow people to learn more or learn about the Gbaya's.

FC: Gbaya

1: Gbaya | By Matthew Dinh and Carlie Barnes

2: x | Religion

3: Religions is one thing that is in Gbaya or other countries as well. Christan is one of the most common religions in Gbaya. About 40% of the people in Gbaya is Christan, 40% Indigenous, and 20% Islam. Churches are also usually located near each other.

4: Attraction

5: Gbaya is one of the most best tourists travel places yet. There are lots of places you can go in Gbaya/Cameroon. Mount Cameroon is one of those "my favorite places to vist" type of places. Art is a culture that everyone loves to see. A museaus that you could always see is Gbaya art museam. They usually have animal art or custom made stuff.

6: Entertainment

7: Fun, Fun! What do the Gbaya's do for fun when they got free time? They play instruments like flutes, horns, drums, clappers, etc. If they don't have a instument they might just use physical movement. If they cant do either they may do bead work. Brass and bronze working are another thing they work on. paintings go along with the culture catagory but this is what they do for entertainment. Carvings are stuff they make too. House making is the last thing they may be doing.

8: Art

9: Gbaya would usually carve stuff out of wood. Out of these carvings would come a structure. Carvings, pottery making, bead working were some common art that Gbaya had done.

10: Language Language Language Language Language | langauge

11: Languages is very important. The Gbaya speak mostly which is most common is Ubangian languages. The next one is Ngbacka if not speaking the Ubangian languages.

12: Food

13: Gbaya people farmed by hunting large or small animals. They gathered wild plants and food that they could find. They also fished at the nearest river or stream. If you had done something bad you usaully wouldnt get any food.

15: Here is the map of Gbaya of where they may live

16: Geography

17: The Gbaya people cover about 120,000 square miles. That is about half as big as new York. The population spreads at about 1 million people. Since this is area is the least populated in Africa (central), Gbaya people have so much more space for farming. Most of the Gbaya region is grassland in on high of savana. Usually small forests are located near rivers. Five months of of drys season and 7 months of rainy seasons.

18: Goverment

19: The law is based on French civil law. The president appoints the judge at all levels of Cameroon. In the early 2000's, police has been increasing in death since they have been prosecuted for improper conduct.

20: Clothing

21: Cameroon clothing is influenced by western clothing. Kabba is usually worn by woman. Cotton is usually used in order to make clothing. Un boubou avec pantalon is usually worn by the men. This a usually a popular outfit. Quatrepouches is two piece clothing that is also worn by men.

22: Mythology

23: Akan mythology, that once God interacted with man. Some believe he may of made direct contact. There were also numerous spirits that got their power from a God. The spirits are often connected in the world. They would also give offerings to their ancestors.

24: Gbaya Intersting Facts

25: Gbaya has so much stuff into catagories but facts can be very intersting. For example, Most older people cant read or write. 60% of children recieve elementy education. Clans today are no longer recalled as their first ancestor. Traditions tell us about the Gbaya's history.

26: Citation

27: Cordell, Dennis D., Central African Republic, World Book Advanced, 2010 2 Dec.2010. Wikipedia.org/Gbaya, Wikimedia Foundation Inc., 2010 Mapsoftheworld.com/cameroon/tourism, 2009 Easybib.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_traditional_religion

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