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Ottenberg, Simon
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1959-1960
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Unloading staked bonga fish at Ndibe Beach. Note covers on some canoes." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as the coastal city of Calabar. The Afikpo are very much a trading people. Because they are one of the few Igbo peoples actually living on the river, they are a central point in the redistribution of goods for the region." [Ottenberg S....

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1951-1953
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Old house roofing, viewed from the road, Ezi Ukwu compound, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"The compound is called Ezi followed by the name of its founder, who is also usually the original ancestor of the patrilineage. The houses in many compounds, particularly those increasing in population, are built wall to wall and back to back, separated by narrow alleyways and streets winding tortuously here and there. There is usually a separate h...

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Dates:
1959-1960
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Man from Okposi Village-Group, north of Afikpo tapping palm wine at Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The groves, usually small and near the Afikpo villages, are either of palm trees, raffia, or bamboo, a recent introduction to Afikpo. Palm groves, which produce cash crops in the form of fruits or wine, are generally under the control of a matrilineage male who lives nearby, and hi is also said to control the land on which the trees stand." [Otten...

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1951-1953
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Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ohoma pond, first fishing day for the year, in the dry season, when fishing again permitted and both men and women fish. The fish being held by the man is apopa, the fishing basket is ututu. In the dry season the pond is low enough easily to walk into it to fish." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March ...

"Two ponds, ahoma and iyi eke, controlled by the descent groups, are open to all Afikpo for fishing part of the year, commencing about January. These public fishing periods, while they do not provide large enough catches for any real commercial rewards, are popular, especially the first day of the new season. The fishing regulations, which forbid t...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Women firing pots the traditional way, piling them together, covering them with dry long grass and lghting this. Mgbom village. These are good-sized waterpots. Some of them will be used locally, others will be shipped by canoe down the Cross River from Ndibe Beach for sale, generally to Calabar. Women are scantily dress for t...

"Many compounds have a pot-burning field (ohoho) under the direction of the senior women of the compound. pot firing is done on an open circular ground area behind the quarters, using dried grass and brush. The burning grounds are forbidden to men by lineage rules, and women until recently did not wear cloths during the firing." [Ottenberg, 1968: D...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach at the Cross-River. This is the main water shipping point from Afikpo, both north up the river and south to Calabar. Dugout canoes. Afikpo pots yams especially going south, various goods coming back north. Rainy season, when river high is a good time to travel. Afikpo made pots waiting for shipment." [Ottenberg fi...

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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1951-1953
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "The so-called 'horse funeral' (memorial or second funeral) done by Oteleri, Amachara Village. Performed by the eldest son, Oteleri, many years after his father's death, when he became ill, and a diviner indicated his father's spirit was angry at the neglect. Often is performed after a few years. Women dancers singing as they ...

"When a mature male dies his eldest son is responsible for burial and the funeral ceremony. The burial is followed by a series of related rituals, which generally continue to express the relative positions of the descent groups. The first is the 'goat funeral'. This ceremony is followed by the ritual of placing a shrine pot for the deceased in his ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach during the dry season, when water low, and fishermen often live on its sand banks up and down the river. Women carrying pots to be loaded on canoes for down-river trade." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach during the dry season, when water low, and fishermen often live on its sand banks up and down the river. Boy at a fishing camp, drying fish." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ndibe Beach at the Cross-River. This is the main water shipping point from Afikpo, both north up the river and south to Calabar. Dugout canoes. Afikpo pots yams especially going south, various goods coming back north. Rainy season, when river high is a good time to travel. Women paddling canoe, not too common at Ndibe Beach."...

"For some Afikpo, fishing is an important seasonal activity, especially in the dry season, when the river is low and it is possible for canoe crews to move about easily and to live on the numerous sandbanks which appear at the time. The Afikpo fishermen spend many months on the river, moving northeast to the border of Cameroun and as far south as t...

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