Tag Archives: Mandung

The coming of the Kungul

The history of the settlement of the lower Jos Plateau is a fascinating topic. Many people – including Ron people – are involved with archeological and historical research in this area these days. In addition to archeological findings, stories told by the elders may be a valuable source of information. The following text was told by the Daffo Chief (Saf Ɗafo), His Royal Highness Samuel Maɓung Maren, in 1992. I hope it will be useful for you historians out there. Continue reading

A wound that doesn’t heal

In the past, different subgroups of the Ron people have fought against each other and also against their neighbours. Here is a story about a war of the Daffo people against the Birom people. It was written down by Mafulul Lek in 1992. Continue reading