MyUmunna Forum Forum
For the progress and growth of Ala-Igbo, it's very imperative that we discuss from time to time because Igbo bu otu! Nobody can save us except we sit down and find ways to save ourselves.
Better known in English language as “Culture”. In simple terms, you can call it the way of life of the people. This encapsulates our spirituality, way of dressing, behavioral patterns, festivals etc. Examples: Language Traditional way of dressing Type of food Women are not permitted to break Kola nuts Traditional titles
This is also known as Tradition or “The Book of Igbo Custom” written in the heart of every true Igbo-born for spiritual guidance and the progress of their physical well being as individuals and collectively as a race. Example: Dialects Marriage rites Burial rites Masquerade Administration of justice
Umunna are a form of patrilineage maintained by the Igbo race. Law starts with the Umunna which is a male line of descent from a founding ancestor (who the line is in most occassion named after) with groups of compounds containing closely related families headed by the eldest male member. A strong micro government in Igbo land. It is very powerful and wields great influence amongst the people. Responsible for settling disputes among members of the community and inter communities. they’re responsible for giving out ladies for marriage etc.
I'm sure you're conversant with the Igbo rich culture when it comes to marriages and other related ones. Let's discuss about Igba Nkwu.
The Igbo culture when it comes to burying the dead. Is a very strong one. Here, we will look at some of the reasons why it is so.; and also see how we can return to the original Igbo template when it comes to burials.
There is a tradition, technique and even prayer prior to the process of Iwa Oji which must be followed; and without it, the Umunna cannot be summoned for whatever reason or given any messsge; no matter how urgent it is. Let's discuss and find out why it is like that.
Why Polygamy in Ala Igbo and why? Let's talk about it.
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