Culture & Tradition

Masquerades in Igbo and Yoruba Cultures

Masquerades in Igbo and Yoruba Cultures

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 6,808 total views Masquerade is defined as a party or group of people with masks. In Nigeria, masquerades appear during festivals, ceremonies or rituals. They dance, sing and recite incantations. Majority of the masquerades are youths with strength to make dance moves and jumps.  Some performs unexplainable actions like somersaulting, bringing out fire from the mouths. …

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Burial and Funeral Rites In Nigeria

Burial and Funeral Rites In Nigeria

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 11,297 total views,  1 views today Burial and funeral rites differ across different culture in Nigeria. Africa as a whole sees the burying of their dead an important tradition. In some parts of Nigeria, burial rites last for a week while some only spend days burying their dead. The burial ceremony is always seen as a tradition …

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Definition, Types and Importance of Museum to Children and Students

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 32,557 total views,  2 views today Meaning and Definition of Museum The word museum is derived from the Latin word “Museion” and can be pluralized as Museums or A museum is defined as a building where historical arts, artifacts, works, sculptures, objects of cultural or biological interests are stored, preserved, studied and shown to the students and …

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types, forms,ways of tracing and categories of kinship and descent system, its advantages , benefits and differences

Types of Kinship and Descent Systems; Its Advantages and Disadvantages

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 31,673 total views,  4 views today Meaning and Differences between Kinship and Descent System Kinship System is the biological relationship that determines who one’s relatives are and one’s relationship with them.  This system is an important part of man’s life. Kinship system includes people one is related with through descent or marriage. Descent system is one of …

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Traditional Marriage System in Hausa Culture

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 11,228 total views The Hausa people dominate the Northern Part of Nigeria and the most populous inhabitants in the Country. They are mostly Muslims and they speak the Hausa Dialect. Traditional marriage in Hausa land is less expensive than that of the Igbos and Yoruba cultures. The processes are also not stressful compared to the two …

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