Original

Original (correct) names/spellings for Igbo City's/Towns/Villages
Abakaliki is Abakaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Asaba is Ahaba; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzor; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owerre; Oyigbo is Obigbo; Port Harcourt is Diobu; Ogwashi-Uku is Ogwa Nshi Ukwu... any more will be added.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ichi Marks


Igbo youth with solar/lunar ichi marks. The marks are made to look like sun rays and also represent the moon. In Igbo the lines are called ogba ’farm furrows’. Early 20th century, Photo by MDW Jeffreys.

Location: ?Unsure?, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1920 | Credit: Jeffreys

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