MURSI WOMEN LIP PLATE: A Symbol of Bravery, Fertility and a Huge Dowry.

The Mursi Tribe, of which there are less than 10,000, are well known for the large plates the women wear in their lower lip. These plates are however not permanent and can be put on or taken off whenever the woman wants to eat,drink or talk. The Mursi are a Surmic ethnic group in Ethiopia.Continue reading “MURSI WOMEN LIP PLATE: A Symbol of Bravery, Fertility and a Huge Dowry.”

A Brief History of the Tangale Kingdom.

The Tangale people have been ranked among the first twenty one major ethnic groups and languages of Nigeria, as documented in the country‚Äôs consulate in New York, United States of America. Tangale (Tangle) is a West Chadic language spoken in Northern region of Nigeria. The vast majority of the native speakers are found across Akko,Continue reading “A Brief History of the Tangale Kingdom.”

A Potter on the Naira Note.

Ladi Kwali was a Nigerian potter, born in the village of Kwali in the Gwari region of northern Nigeria. She was an excellent potter who made beautiful and exceptional potteries. She lived all her life practicing pottery craft in kwali village of northern Nigeria where she caught the attention of a white man who lovedContinue reading “A Potter on the Naira Note.”