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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.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Okorosia Mbari



DETAIL OF THE HEAD OF A "FORBIDDEN OKOROSIA MASKER IN THE CLOIS- TER OF THE MBARI TO ALA AT UMUOFEKE AGWA. MASQUERADES ARE PERFORMED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON THE FRINGE OF THE MBARI REGION, WHERE THIS STRUCTURE IS FOUND. ARTIST: OFFURUM.


Location: Umuofeke Agwa, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure? | Credit: Herbert M. Cole

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