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Froelich, Jean Claude. La tribu Konkomba du nord Togo. Dakar, IFAN. 1954.

Click here to view illustrations of the people and their material culture scanned from those in Froelich's book.


Brukum, N. J. K, The Guinea Fowl, Mango and Pito Wars: Episodes in the History of Northern Ghana, 1980-1999 Ghana Universities Press, Accra, 2001.

Brukum, N. J. K, Ethnic Conflict in Northern Ghana, 1980-1999: An Appraisal, Transactions of the Historical Association of Ghana, New Series, nos. 4 & 5 (2000-2001)

Cardinall, Allan W A, West African Monolith Man V21 1921 No 82 Pp 13 6-13 7 A Brief Account Of The Great Konkomba Fetish At Waguli In The Yendi District. Of Northern Ghana

Cardinall, Allan W, Some Random Notes On The Customs Of The Konkomba, Journal of the African Society V18 N69 Oct 1918


Parsons, D St. John, More Legends of Northern Ghana Longmans 1960 (also Legends of Northern Ghana) Dagomba (includes: The Fire Festival, Moli Dagbani Empire, Kakara - Pin Konkomba)

Prussin, Labelle, Architecture in Northern Ghana a study of forms and function Berkely Calif 1969 (includes a Konkomba hamlet,  Yankezia, a Dagomba village, Kasuliyfli, a Gonja village Larabanga)

Steele, Mary, Weed Gretchen Collected Language notes Legon Inst of African Studies Collected field reports on the phonology of Konkomba

Tait, David, The political System of the Konkomba Africa vol XXII

Tait, David, Konkomba, Encyclopaedia Britannica

Talton, Benjamin A., 'Food to eat and pito to drink.' Education, local politics and self-help initiatives in Northern Ghana, 1945-1972, Transactions of the Historical Society of Ghana, New Series, No. 7 (2003) pp205-29. ("The efforts of Konkomba western-educated leaders, beginning in the 1950s, to establish political unity and development amongst Konkombas in order to achieve greater political autonomy and viability were a continuation of the more disparate Konkomba challenges to Dagomba authority during the 1930s and 40s." Refers to the same author's doctoral dissertation, "Ethnic Insurgency and Social Change: A History of the Konkomba of Northern Ghana," University of Chicago, 2003.)

Konkomba approaches to mental health

Tait, David, Spirits of the Bush: a note on personal religion among the Konkomba, Universitas VI Dec 1953

Twumasi, P A, Medical Systems in Ghana Ghana Publishing Corp 1975. Chapter 2 The Traditional Social system Chapter 3 Traditional Medicine