KROBO PEOPLE GHANAS FAMOUS BEADS PRODUCING TRIBE AND THEIR UNIQUE DIPO INITIATION RITE

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KROBO PEOPLE: GHANA`S FAMOUS BEADS PRODUCING TRIBE AND THEIR UNIQUE DIPO INITIATION RITE The Krobo people are grouped as part of Ga-Dangme ethnolinguistic group and they are also the largest group of the seven Dangbe ethnic groups of Southeastern Ghana. They are farming people who occupy Accra Plains, Akuapim Mountains and the Afram Basin. The […]

Ethnic Hambukushu mother from Okavango Delta with her child on her back crossing the flooded Okavango River in Botswana.

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Ethnic Hambukushu mother from Okavango Delta with her child on her back crossing the flooded Okavango River in Botswana. Hambukushu (Mbukushu, Bukushu, Bukusu, Mbukuschu, Mamakush, Mampakush, Ghuva, Haghuva, Gova, Cusso, Kusso, Hakokohu, Havamasiko), are a small Bantu-speaking amalgamated people of Barotseland origin of the Central Bantu matrilineal agricultural complex living especially in Ngamiland (The Okavango […]

Hambukushu women fishing in the river with their traditional basket traps, Okavango Delta,

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  Hambukushu women fishing in the river with their traditional basket traps, Okavango Delta, Botswana. History Historically,Hambukushu have a legend that their Supreme God, Nyembe created the first people of their tribe and let them down on a rope from Heaven to the Tsodilo Hills. they authenticate their story by saying that they can show […]

Efik women from Calabar performing their traditional dance on the street during Calabar Carnival Festival at their capital Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.

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Efik women from Calabar performing their traditional dance on the street during Calabar Carnival Festival at their capital Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. In recent times, Africa has been said to be the fastest growing tourism region with international arrivals reaching a 7.5 percent increase over that of the previous year with 360 million tourists […]

The initiatory rituals of the Bijago people

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The initiatory rituals of the Bijago people The Bijago people live on this archipelago that has resisted Portuguese invasion for five centuries. It is a patchwork of mudflats, mangroves, palm groves and savanna grasslands which produce a wide diversity and abundance of natural resources. The archipelago currently has a population of some 25,000 inhabitants constituting over 2% of […]

Bijago traditional acrobatic warrior dance

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Bijago traditional acrobatic warrior dance Bijago have traditionally resented all centralized authority,whether Portuguese,*French*, English, German or contemporary government officials. In 1447,when the Portuguese explorer, Nuna Tristao, tried to conquer the Bijagos, they killed him instantly because they do not want any form of rule except their matriarchal traditional system that create chiefs to rule them. […]

Basotho girls initiates

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Girls from initiation. They hold reeds symbolizing the belief that the Basotho had their genesis in a reed bed. They wear cowskin skirts because the cow, which was at the basis of their traditional culture, is “the Basotho’s mother”. The inflated gall bladder (in the hair ) is for good luck. The animal fat around […]

Martinique women of the Caribbean celebrating their African Heritage Day

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Martinique women of the Caribbean celebrating their African Heritage Day. Martinique which is an aboriginal home to the Arawak Caribs has about 97% of its population composed of people of African descent and it shows the time honored-endurance and resilience of Africans wherever they find themselves. It is a birthplace of the concept of Négritude […]