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Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Western Africa

Welcome back to another week of the anthropology in fashion series, where we learn about the traditional dresses from one region in the world every week. This week we’ll learn about traditional clothing distinct to West Africa. West Africa refers to the … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Western Africa

The purpose of this image is to show Igbos during Nigeria's colonial period.

Half of a Yellow Sun: An Igbo Perspective of the Nigerian Civil War

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of the most acclaimed and prominent contemporary Nigerian authors working today. Adichie was born on September 15, 1977 in Enugu, Nigeria. She and her family moved to the city of Nsukka when … Continue reading Half of a Yellow Sun: An Igbo Perspective of the Nigerian Civil War

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The Future and Progression of Anthropology in Africa

History of Anthropology in Africa Fellow African anthropologist are accused of practicing native anthropology or colonialism anthropology. Africa has been mapped out into zones by race and culture. Africa is divided ethnographically without considerations to the Africans living there. The … Continue reading The Future and Progression of Anthropology in Africa