The twelve chattering Kroomen who were to go as far as the Bambara country with the expedition were seated two in each canoe.
"Oh, Bambara," said Mr. Deeley feebly; his assurance seemed to crumple.
Each noble represented a certain price for the townsmen, as Bambara Negroes, we are told, attach a money value to cowrie shells.
The Bambara themselves are perhaps only a distinct branch of the original Mandingo stock.
Among the minor exports is that of Bambara or sea-slugs, which are sent to Hong-Kong and Singapore.
It was to the Bambara country—the country of the legendary Flying Men—that they were bound.
"Bambara reminds me of baboons," he went on loudly and rapidly, checking an incipient remark from Mr. Deeley.
The Bambara, another tribe of West Africa, similarly regard the last-born of twins as the elder of the two.
He was forced to start for Bambara alone, and destitute of resources.
You are about to taste the cooking of Koukou, our Bambara chef, for the first time.