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African Indigenous Proverbs and the Question of Youth Violence: Making the Case For the Use of the Teachings of Igbo of Nigeria and Kiembu of Kenya Proverbs for Youth Character and Moral Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George J. Sefa Dei (Nana Sefa Atweneboah I)
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, vol. 59, no. 3, Fall, 2013, pp. 344-362
Description
Discusses philosophies found in selected African Indigenous proverbs to talk about traditions, power and authority, relationships, and responsibilities and the individual in the context of youth violence.
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The Danger of a Single Story

Alternate Title
TED Talks
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Description
Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the way that story shapes our understanding of people and places, and how only having one narrative about a place or a people leads to a stereotypical and incomplete understanding. Duration: 18:33.
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“Nya Anghuwa Che” (Our Food Gives Us Life): Exploring Indigenous Perspectives on Traditional Food Gathering and Foraging in an Irigwe Community from Nigeria

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Majing Oloko
Shailesh Shukla
ab-Original, vol. 2, no. 1, 2018, pp. 1-22
Description
Study uses participatory research tools to explore and document the cultural meanings of food within Irigwe Indigenous food system and their relationship to Indigenous food-production practices such as food foraging.
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Ọsẹ Dúdú: Exploring the Benefits of Yoruba Indigenous Black Soap in Southwest, Nigeria

Alternate Title
Ose Dudu: Exploring the Benefits of Yoruba Indigenous Black Soap in Southwest, Nigeria
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adedeji Oluwaseun Adewusi
Olayinka Akanle
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 11, no. 1, Special Section: Indigenizing Entrepreneurship , January 31, 2020
Description
Study of 71 participants from Oyo, Ogun, and Lagos states in Nigeria finds economic- and health-related benefits attached to the production, sale, and consumption of black soap. Suggests Nigerian success be used as a model program for economic development in other communities and makes policy recommendations.
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Political Organization in Tribal Societies: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elizabeth Colson
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 1, The History of American Indian Leadership, Winter, 1986, pp. 5-19
Description
Describes the complex cross-cultural interpretations of tribal political organizations, as tribal groups did not share identical political histories based on colonial ideology.
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Tensional Decolonization and Public Order in Western Nigeria, 1957-1960

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Oluwatoyin Oduntan
Kemi Rotimi
Decolonization, vol. 4, no. 2, 2015, pp. 103-122
Description
Discusses the impact of decolonization on policing and public order, and argues that it was not just a series of programs negotiated between and implemented by colonial governments and anti-colonial nationalists.
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Truth Commissions: A Schematic Overview

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Priscilla B. Hayner
International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 88, no. 862, June 2006, pp. 295-310
Description
Mainly consists of tables. Table 1: country, years of operation, dates covered, and creating body. Table 2: country, key language or terms of reference, principle acts documented, and violations not investigated. Table 3: commissioners, number of staff, budget, number of cases presented, and name of final report.
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What Happened in Black Africa: Part II

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Allen German
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 2, June 1978, pp. 20-25
Description
Author presents a history of mental health in Africa.
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Women's Use of Indigenous Knowledge for Environmental Security and Sustainable Development in Southwest Nigeria

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Yetunde Adebunmi Aluko
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 9, no. 3, Special Issue: Indigenous Peoples, Climate Change, and Environmental Stewardship, July 2018, p. Article 2
Description
Study uses interviews with 80 women to collect qualitative data about Indigenous Knowledge (IK) in the areas of agriculture, food processing and preservation, family health care, and child care. Suggests that incorporating place-based cultural and traditional knowledge into rural development will lead to more successful outcomes for communities.
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