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Art and people in Nigeria

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        StatementUniversity of Ibaden, Institute of African studies
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        Paginationxvi, 69 p. :
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For example: 'Women carrying their young ones on their backs', The Nigerian Flag, The map of Nigeria in colour to help differenciate the states ans so on.

There was a steep increase in the number of settlements, and terracotta production was well established by 830-760 B. In Nigeria, for example, the national artistic tradition is strong and pervasive, even though obscured by the effects of European colonialism and Christian and Muslim religious zeal. The Art and people in Nigeria ethnic groups living along the coast, such as the Ijaw and the Kalabari, are forced to keep their villages small due to lack of dry land.

Palm wine is often distilled further to make a strong, ginlike liquor. The first Igbo in the region may have moved onto the Awka-Orlu plateau between four and five thousand years ago, before the emergence of sedentary agricultural practices. The people who made the fantastic figures were farmers and iron smelters who lived in central Nigeria beginning about 1500 B. The art of woodcarving demands great craftiness and people often devote ample time to acquiring its techniques.