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  • A full list of Nsibidi and Akagu Resources

    A full list of Nsibidi and Akagu Resources

    Nsibidi is an ancient writing system that has been in use for centuries in Southeastern Nigeria by the indigenous peoples, such as the Ejagham, Ibibio-Efik, and Igbo. Its origins can be traced back to around 400 AD, although some believe it’s even older. Nsibidi symbols were traditionally used for various purposes, including communication, religious practices,…

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  • What is Nsibidi?

    What is Nsibidi/Nsibiri? Nsibidi is an idiographic symbol system that has been in use for centuries in South Eastern Nigeria. Its origins can be traced back to around 400 AD/CE and it is used by several indigenous peoples including the Igbo, Ibibio-Efik, and Ejagham. The Significance of Nsibidi Symbols Today, the most well-known Nsibidi symbols…

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