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Thursday, February 13, 2014

A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long

A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long

Igbo African Proverb
A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long is an African Proverb of the Igbo People. The Igbo people are one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa and live mostly in densely populated southeastern Nigeria.
A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long

A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long


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Igbo culture places strong importance on families’ kinship systems, particularly the descent on father's side.





A child carried on its mothers back does not know the walk is long - Igbo Proverb



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Today many Igbo people are Christians however; some Igbo people practice traditional Igbo religious beliefs called Odinani. Odinani played a huge role in their everyday lives of the Igbo people.

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