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Kola Nut

Sharing of the kola nut by Igbo chiefs
Igbo New Yam Festival a yearly harvest by the Igbo people in early august at the end of the rainy season. Yams are usually the first crop harvested and a very important crop to the people. All yams from the previous years harvest are eaten or thrown away before the New Yam Festival a symbol of abundance from the new harvest. The first yam is eaten by the oldest man or the Igwe of the kingdom. With offerings to the ancestors and gods.

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Igbo Chief

Igbo Chief by Jujufilms
Igbo Chief, a photo by Jujufilms on Flickr.

Igbo Chief @ Igbo New Yam Festival a yearly harvest by the Igbo people in early august at the end of the rainy season. Yams are usually the first crop harvested and a very important crop to the people. All yams from the previous years harvest are eaten or thrown away before the New Yam Festival a symbol of abundance from the new harvest.

The first yam is eaten by the oldest man or the Igwe of the kingdom. With offerings to the ancestors and gods.

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Fulani Girl

Fulani Girl by Jujufilms
Fulani, a photo by Jujufilms on Flickr.

Fulani Girl – Nigeria

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Igbo Masquerade

Igbo Masquerade by Jujufilms
Igbo Masquerade, a photo by Jujufilms on Flickr.

Igbo Masquerade @ Igbo New Yam Festival Pyakasa FCT Nigeria.

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Igbo Mothers

Igbo Mothers by Jujufilms
Igbo Mothers, a photo by Jujufilms on Flickr.

I spent some time in eastern Nigeria and the experience gave me a renewed sense of respect and appreciation for the Igbo mother.

The Igbo culture places a high level of honor and respect for mothers. There is also added responsibilities placed on the Ada (the first born female child)

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