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, December 20, 2017

A recently married young woman in front of a dilapidated building in Awka, northern Igboland. She stands next to what Bolinder notes [in Swedish]:
when a daughter marries, the father puts out such a character that appears in the picture outside his house.“

Location: Oka, Alaigbo | Date: 1930-31 | Credit: Gustaf Bolinder

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