From the heart of masculinity: Ogbodo-Uke women's masking

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1994-10
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Okafor, Chinyere Grace
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Okafor, Chinyere Grace. (1994). From the heart of masculinity: Ogbodo-Uke women's masking. -- Research in African Literatures, Vol. 25, No. 3, p.7-17.

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This paper examines the origins and performance of Ogbodo-Uke mask by women of Aba community of Abakiliki. Author shows that masking classified originaly as a male affair, is organized, produced, and performed by women now, and this is an expression of independence and gender cooperation.

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