Tumu is a town in the Upper West Region of Ghana. It is connected by road to the towns of Navrongo and Léo in Burkina Faso. Tumu is a central town of the Sisaala. See the ethnographic works of Dr. Eugene Mendi on the Sisala of the Tumu District, for example: "The Politics of Divination: A Processual View of Reactions to Illness" and "Deviance Among the Sisala of Northern Ghana;" "Continuity and Change in a West African Society: Globalization’s Impact on the Sisala of Ghana;" "West Africa: An Introduction to Its History, Civilization and Contemporary Situation." Also on the Sisala language, the Summer Institute of Linguistics produced a grammar entitled "English-Sisaala handbook." 1974. Tamale: Institute of Linguistics. An early study of education in Sisalaland is “Growing Up in Two Worlds: Education and Transition Among the Sisala of Northern Ghana” by Dr. Bruce Grindal.