African Locale

AFRICAN LOCALE

IGBO TRADITIONAL ARTS (CARVINGS)

Introduction

Art is surely an evidence of the divine in man. It is something that distinguishes him from the rest of creatures. The work of art carries a message that the artist received from his creator and it is his duty and joy to pass it on to humanity. This is the reason why the artist has been an instrument of revival at many times during the course of civilization.

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THE IMPACT OF SLAVERY AND SLAVE TRADE IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION

As we are probably aware that the year 2007 was the 200th anniversary of the beginning of abolition of the horrendous Trans-Atlantic slave trade, the British parliament having passed the Abolition act in 1807. Several programs were designed by various bodies and organizations to eradicate the various ‘phases’ of the illegitimate trade.

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HISTORY OF AWO-OMAMMA: ITS PEOPLE AND CULTURE

AWO-OMAMMA: LAND AND ITS PEOPLE

This thesis is an attempt to explore the history, culture and geography of Awo-omamma in present day Imo State, South Eastern region of Nigeria. Making known its contiguous boundaries with its neighbors and trying as much as possible not to exaggerate its large landmass. Awo-omamma is presently located east of Uli after its neighboring community Mgbidi.

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