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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while on his way to conduct field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.
Original caption reads, "Small raw cassava (manioc) market at Unwana Village Group south of Afikpo. Mainly afikpo women there, buying and peeling. These women traders are called nkworodi (because of husband), meaning they don't rely on their husband." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].