Igbo names and spellings for various settlements
Abakaliki is Abankaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzö; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owere; Oyigbo is Obigbo... any more will be added.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Surgical Knives

Location: Studio | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1930 | Credit: Basden

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Mbubu President

This old woman was president of the union of professional "cutters" at Umunede. Her union badge and razors hang at her waist. She gave them to the author.

— Basden

Location: Umunede, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1930 | Credit: Basden