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Ethnic Groups in Africa: Arab People, Zulu People, Maasai People, Nilotic Peoples, Bantu Peoples, Igbo People

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Published August 31st 2011
ISBN : 9781157634898
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102 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 100. Chapters: Arab people, Zulu people, Maasai people, Nilotic peoples, Bantu peoples, Igbo people, White AfricansMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 100. Chapters: Arab people, Zulu people, Maasai people, Nilotic peoples, Bantu peoples, Igbo people, White Africans of European ancestry, Ashanti Empire, Dogon people, Sahrawi people, Busoga, Yoruba people, Bubi people, Koreans in Africa, Tlokwa tribe, African people, Khoisan, Ashanti people, Venda people, Grebo people, Herero people, Luo peoples, Bantu speaking peoples of South Africa, Himba, Chagossians, Kongo people, Lobi, Chewa people, Arabized Berber, Igbomina tribe, Maghrebi Jews, Tenbo/Loron, Krumen people, Ganguela, Diffa Arabs, Subiya people, Reguibat tribe, Ahanta, Tekna, Oulad Tidrarin, Bihari Mauritian, Asians in Africa, Oulad Bou Sbaa, Korup, Ndwandwe, Tajakant, Vaalpens, Nyau, Batembuzi, Oulad Delim, Eastern Lunda, Pjeeroomeek Clan, Lengue people, Masaesyli, Bujeba people, Xindonga, Manganja, Manyema, Battakhin, Mbochi people, Eastern Ethiopian, Dukpu, Bendi people. Excerpt: Igbo people, also referred to as the Ibo(e), Ebo(e), Eboans or Heebo (Igbo: ) are an ethnic group living chiefly in southeastern Nigeria. They speak Igbo, which includes various Igboid languages and dialects- today, a majority of them speak English alongside Igbo as a result of British colonialism. Igbo people are one of the largest and most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria. Due to the effects of migration and the Atlantic slave trade, there are descendant ethnic Igbo populations in countries such as Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, as well as outside Africa. Their exact population outside Africa is unknown, but today many African Americans and Afro Caribbeans are of Igbo descent. In rural areas in Africa, the Igbo are mostly farmers. Their most important crop is the yam- celebrations are held annually to celebrate its harvesting. Other staple crops include cassava, and taro. Before British colonialism, the Igbo were a politically fragmented...