people of west Africa (Nigeria) inter
communal and inter ethnic wrestling competetion are often held to consolidate the bond of friendship
and unity among the people in spite of their diversity in culture
Rivers state nigeria). Maidens are usually kept in fattening room for a period
during which they are lavishly feed and taken care of; their bodies adorned with
ground camwood accompanying particular hair style.
the Ijaw people of Bayesa (Nigeria).
marks the coming of age of maidens into
Periangala Masquerade of Okirika; has its roots in Ogbogbo community of Okirika
L.G.A(Rivers state Nigeria) the inspiration for the masquerade display came
from young people watching a thrilling display of monkeys in the mangrove. This
trimendious masquerade have won many awords.
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