Category Archives: Ituri Story_memoire

ITURI STORY. Before this War – Part 2

Looking northeast over the ridge from Nyankunde mountain. It was more than four months later when I saw John again. He left the forest camps to find me on the far eastern savanna where Peace Corps posted me as a secondary school science and English teacher. He followed the single road along the edge of […]

ITURI STORY. Before this War – Part 1

We built Afarama camp in 1986 for a radio collar study of Okapi in the Ituri Forest. We continued to use Afarama for various studies through the 1990s. ***What follows is the first post in a series of posts that together are a Memoir: Our life in the Ituri Forest, but also what came before […]