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Bullom name for the cult association called Njayei (q.v.) by the Mende. T.J.Alldridge called it Yassi and credited its female adepts, the kambehs, with special powers of divination using so-called '' female images (refer to min-se-le).

  • [Alldridge' original account is in The Sherbro and its Hinterland (London 1901), Ch.15.]
  • W.A.Hart. ' Njayei Society of the Mende of Sierra Leone', African Arts, 1993, XXVI, 3, 46-53.