The Fulani people of Cameroon , or Peul as the french call them ,are traditionally a nomadic, pastoralist,trading people,herding cattle,goats and sheep across the vast dry hinterlands of their domain ,keeping somewhat separate from the local agricultural populations.
the Peul follow a code of behavior know as pulaaku, which consist of the qualities of patience ,self-control ,discipline,prudence,modesty,respect for others,wisdom,forethought,personal responsibility,hospitality ,courage,and hard work.among the nomadic Peul, women in their spare time make handicrafts including engraved gourds,weavings,knitting,beautiful made covers for calabashes know as mbeedu, and baskets
The Peul follow a code of behavior known as pulaaku, which consists of the qualities of patience, self-control, discipline, prudence, modesty, respect for others (including foes), wisdom, forethought, personal responsibility, hospitality, courage, and hard work. Among the nomadic Peul ,women in their spare time make handicrafts including engraved gourds, weavings, knitting, beautifully made covers for calabashes known as mbeedu, and baskets.
Another moment of intimacy in Foumban, west Cameroun. Mother and son ask me to be portrayed in the bedroom .I find a room warm and cozy, the walls of mud and the earth floors not diminish at all the dignity' and the decor of the bedroom. Peul in Foumban.
A mother with her children asked to be portrayed in the bedroom.i was struck by the dignity of these people who live far from civilization preserving traditional values of family ,work,friendship
A girl play with the cat inside the domed house .Traditionally, nomadic Peullive in domed houses known as a bukkaru or suudu hudo, literally "grass house". During the dry season, the characteristically hemisphere-shaped domed houses are supported by compact millet stalk pillars, and by reed mats held together and tied against wood poles, in the wet or rainy season.
I asked my grandmother why 'had decided to have many children, she said, "the children are the wealth of the poor" (my grandmother, mother of seven children) .
the charismatic eyes of this child represent the character of this wonderful people I've tried to describe with my images in this reportage: the Peul. The green background is the strong and vigorous nature of Africa, and also represent The Hope for this land that for some time now are victim of war and terror.