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THE CONCEPT OF IKWUNNE IN IGBO COSMOLOGY: THE EXAMPLE OF ABATETE IN IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

Authors: ONYEGIRI CHIKODI DYMPNA

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, IGBO LANGUAGE

By BLESSING IGWE

The general objective of this study is to examine the concept of “Ikwunne” (Maternal home) in Igbo cosmology with particular interest in Abatete in Idemili North Local Government Area. The specific objectives are as follows: 1. To ascertain the manifestation of maternal home relationship in Abatete in Idemili North L.G.A. of Anambra State. 2. To examine the privileges accorded to grandsons and granddaughters by the family/village members of their mothers. 3. To investigate the changes which have occurred in the practices of the concept of maternal home. 4. To examine how the changes that have occurred in the “Ikwunne” traditional system affected the people. 5. To identify the problems and prospects of the maternal home tradition in present Igbo land, especially Abatete. ABOVE 80 PAGES ABOVE | CHAPTER 1-5

THE CHANGING PATTERN OF IGBO TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE COSTUMES

Authors: ONUEGBU, IJEOMA EVELYN

In FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, IGBO LANGUAGE

By BLESSING IGWE

1. The research wishes to show the rich culture of the Igbo people by reviewing their traditional marriage system, the stages and symbolic view of the marriage system. 2. It will also examine the costume involved in traditional marriage, which could be in their appearance such as the body markings known as (Uli body designs) which is done by both the bride and the groom, the hair do and the apparels such as the wears which includes the dress, jewellery adornments such as the necklace, anklets, jigida etc. 3. To detect what led to the changing patterns of the costumes? 4. To find out the values of the marriage costumes to Igbo marriage ceremony. 5. To detect the effects that are associated with the changing patterns of the marriage costumes on the Igbo society at large. ABOVE 120 PAGES | CHAPTER 1-5