The chief of the Shilluk tribe, accompanied by a large number of followers, has come into Major Jackson's camp.
Incidentally it may be stated that the Shilluk country is exceedingly fertile.
Like the rest of the Soudan, the Shilluk country, in which Fashoda is situated, had suffered terribly and been sadly depopulated.
Even more striking are cases furnished by Shilluk, one of the languages of the headwaters of the Nile.
The fine quality, such as Shilluk dhurra, takes six months to come to maturity.
Like their neighbours the Bari and Shilluk tribes, they despise clothing, though the important chiefs have adopted Arab attire.