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|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 8:54am On Aug 20, 2013|
KidStranglehold: Its already been stated many times that Fulani's origins lie in the Sahara(like other West Africans), there is even rock arts of Fulanis in the Sahara when it was wet.
I have already eastablished this fact.
And that is a hieroglyph from egypt lol.
My point exactly.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:25am On Aug 20, 2013|
Fulani ethnic and inguistic population is thought to include linguistic population is thought to include up to as many as 15,000,000 and are up to as many as 15,000,000 and are normally called Felata or Fula, Peul, Pullo, and Fulbe. One peculiarity found among the lesser modified or "red Fulani", such as Wodaabe, who probably preserve to a great extent the original Fulani appearance and lifestyle was pointed out by Werner Herzog in his documentary "Herdsmen of the Sun", and that is there is a tendency to great height or stature...Apparently many of the men of the northern Fulani groups as with the Tuareg, frequently reach 7 feet in height and over, something historians tend to forget, or are not always aware of when assessing Fulani origins
Many of the groups that today speak the Fulbe, Fulfulde or Pulaagu dialects are in fact a mixture of the original Fula or Fulitani and these various Songhai and Mande ethnic groups.
But they are Homogeneous tho. Lol.
Yet, in fact, the earliest Fulani were one of the few peoples for which there is an abundance of evidence for origins in The evidence is both archeological and anthropologica and tends to show that original Fulani population and tends to show that original Fulani population belonged to a group of neolithic pastoralists in the central and northern Sahara who were spread to Kharga, Kerma and possibly further east in Africa in later times.
A back migration east...
And also explains why the wodaabe travel the way they do.
They have always been familiar with that territory.
It goes on....
They appear to have been among the first people to be known to ancient Egyptians under the names Tjehenu or Temehou.
Homogeneous tho. lol.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:30am On Aug 20, 2013|
And odumchi...i may need u to unhide this next one too
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:40am On Aug 20, 2013|
Blah blah...ok my point was made.
Im not gonna go into what white folks thought. Its irrelevant.
Anyway, later on...I will show the similarities btn the wodaabe and the ancient libyans which show they have a distinct ethnic origin in the north east sahara.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:52am On Aug 20, 2013|
"Young Fulani (wodaabe) with traditional tattoos"
"A cartoonish rendition of the Libyans"
Notice the tats....
"Elaborate designs on the this Fulani young man's attire go back thousands of years"
"Women of the Fulani today continue to wear long side locks and ancient Saharan hairstyles"
"Libyan New Kingdom hairstyle"
"Libyan or "Tjehenu" man from the Old Kingdom era of Egypt wears characteristic crossband"
Modern wodaabe men wear characteristic"crossbands"
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:02am On Aug 20, 2013|
Now read this hilarious attempt by eurocentrics who got caugh trying to steal tjehenu history....
Ancient "Libyans" with sidelocks as they exist on 19th dynasty tomb of Seti. Some early scholars were evidently misled by the portrayals of Libyans by the 19th century Richard Lepsius who in clear or perhaps all too clear, seems to have rendered the ancient Libyans of a particular tomb in a tint much lighter than they appeared Libyans of a particular tomb in a tint much lighter than they appeared in the actual painting.
The above is probably an attempt by some Egyptologist to render the Libyans into the famous "Hamitic caucasoid of colonialist fantasy.
Hmmmm looks like the egypt thread needs some updating
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:02am On Aug 20, 2013|
Specialist Marion von Offelen in the more recent Nomads of Niger noted resemblances in
Elaborate designs on the this Fulani young man's attire go back thousands of years in Saharan art and ancient Egyptian potrayals of the New kingdom Libyans. The designs have a special significance. They have special significance, However what clinches the case is the well documented archaeological connection of the early people of the oases like Kharga and similar peoples in Nubia to some of the pastoral nomads in earlier eastern and central Saharan rock art of the Neolithic. Bates long ago noted that on Fulani garments were also the same designs that appear on the C group pottery of Kerma, (Bates, p. 251).
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:03am On Aug 20, 2013|
Ancient inhabitants of Tassili in Algeria appear to sport the modern Fulani bun hairstyle. This is an area stretching from Algeria and Niger to Libya, Sudan, and Chad where cattle in rock art with horns artificially deformed and cattle pendants typical of those of the C-group population of Nubia, have been discovered. Gabriel Camps attributes these practices to C-group Nubian influence rather than vice versa. The two groups most characteristically associated with these paintings of Bovidian pastoralists, according to Camps, resemble the "tall" slender Fulani, and the smaller built populations called euphemistically brown or gracile Mediterranean man of Nubia (A and C-group), Egypt and the countries of the Horn i.e. the ancestors of many Nilo-Saharan, Afroasiatics or Cushitic-speakers. (Camps, 1982, pp. 574-575)
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:23am On Aug 20, 2013|
Aside from Camps, numerous archeologists and rock art specialists of both European and African descent have noted that many elements in Fulani culture, from the type of huts to their current rituals and hair styles and profiles, seem to be depicted in some of the very early pastoralist art work of Saharan oases stretching into the Central Sahara.
certain = wodaabe obviously lol.
J.Hiernaux, a noted specialist on ancient rock art or frescoes of neolithic Saharan pastoralists also expressed an opinion on this. He was struck by similarities of the crest headgear and bun hairstyle in pastoral rock art of the Hoggar and Tassili and those of Fulani men and women of Macina/Massina near the Niger.
The large lyre shaped horns, so typical of the bovine figures, carvings and cave paintings are found especially in the [b]Bororo Fulani herds.
At Jabbaren where Bovidian rock art dates back to the 4th millennium the artists have depicted a practice maintained by the Fulani of transporting the armature of huts, and the head gear, cattle, clothing and most typical physical characteristics of human figures of the pastoral period resemble the present day Fulani. These were undoubtedly similar to the early people who first appeared in the Fayum as Tjehenu in the Old Kingdom.
More recently, scholars like J.L. Quellec in "Les Gravures Rupestre in Fezzan" have spoken of the numerous connections between C-group Nubians and ancient occupants of the Fezzan (Quellec, 1985, p. 373). These connections likely corroborate why ancient Libyans in Egyptian tomb paintings were found by Bates to wear tattoo designs similar to those present on C-group pottery.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by UyiIredia(m): 10:40am On Aug 20, 2013|
I see you ! Good job you're doing on this section
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:45am On Aug 20, 2013|
|Re: The Wodaabe People by UyiIredia(m): 10:46am On Aug 20, 2013|
I agree with this. No tribe is an island unto itself and they give to or incorporate elements of other tribes.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 8:03pm On Aug 20, 2013|
All groups start of homogeneous, that is how languages and culture are created. The Yoruba for example remained homogeneous. If there were no homogeneity, then we wouldn't have the same language and culture. Ask any Fulani from Senegal, Mauritania, Niger and Chad, they will say the same thing. We are not in clans but different Fulani groups country to country, like the Fulbe Jeeri far west or different Mbororo groups further east.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 8:13pm On Aug 20, 2013|
I know. Just speaking in general.
Could have sworn that was a rock art. I know there are many rock arts in the Sahara that possibly depicts the ancestors of the Fulanis.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 8:15pm On Aug 20, 2013|
YEP! Berbers too are not a homogeneous group, but we all know that proto-Berbers originated in Northeast Africa(possibly Sudan, Egypt or Southeast Libya).
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 8:24pm On Aug 20, 2013|
Lol come on son.
You can fight it all you want but the fact remains, youre one in terms of culture and language but your origins are not the same. That is my point. That is the fact.
All cultures do have distinct starting points...but we are humans and social beings...africans in particular NEVER stayed put all the time (until recently) and as a result you saw mixing, conquering and fusing of cultures.
This is common sense.
And dont get me started on yoruba. I will call my boy shymmex in here and he will explain how they conquered many ppls who now share similar cultures as a result. Lol.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 8:29pm On Aug 20, 2013|
Exactly. The idea that africa's native demographics always looked they way it does today is comical to say the least. Lol
Waaaay too much happened for everyone to have been secluded all through the centuries. Its insulting that I am supposed to believe otherwise when its common sense that a continent that had sooo many empires and kingdoms that there is no way its ppls always remained the same.
Warfare, alliances, trade and even the spreading of religion (islam) are key factors in why you have africans of various origins who share a single identity.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 8:59pm On Aug 20, 2013|
What I'm saying is fact, a group can not be randomly formed. Arabs are an example, there were once few Arabs, their numbers started to grow and they dispersed to different parts of the world. Fulani were not always nomads. We started of as one group then diverged into many.
All British or English native speakers are of Anglo origin. All Fulani are of Senegambian origin. If they are not, then they can not be classified as Fulani. All Igbos came from the same forefathers. The same with MY people. To say that Yoruba's, Hausa's, Fulani, Igbos, Edo's, TIV, etc came from different origins doesn't make sense. How would the people speak the same language and have the same culture?
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:09pm On Aug 20, 2013|
Did you read my post to you on page 6?
Can you stop saying Fulanis are a heterogeneous group. Neither does it help your argument nor does it make sense. You say Fulanis have different origins? Thats like saying Berbers descent from Europe, since there are some Berbers that cluster more with Europeans...But thats not the case since we already know the proto-Berbers came from Northeast Africa. Yes Fulanis are a heterogeneous group, but have you heard of something called assimilation? Bantu people are not a homogeneous, yet we know the ORIGINAL Bantus came from West Africa(Cameroon/Nigeria). The ORIGINAL proto Fulani came from the Sahara while the actual Fulanis most likely came from the Senegambian area. Like Fulaman said all groups start of homogeneous.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 9:21pm On Aug 20, 2013|
100% true, today Fulani are heterogeneous, but not when we first began.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:23pm On Aug 20, 2013|
Again like you said groups start out homogeneous.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:25pm On Aug 20, 2013|
Fulaman I dont think you understand my point.
this thread is about the wodaabe.
And I am saying although they identify as fulani TODAY this was not always the case...got it? My thread is about one group of fulani ppl who have origins outside of the west african region...ok?
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:28pm On Aug 20, 2013|
MsDarkSkin: Fulaman I dont think you understand my point.
Sorry for being a contribution in ruining your thread. But it seems the Wodaabe were assimilated into the Fulani culture. Like some non African groups were assimilated into the Berber culture.
Thats what it appears to me.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 9:53pm On Aug 20, 2013|
What you are saying doesn't make sense. The Wodaabe are nomadic. They just kept the Fulani culture the purest. If anything they are the original Fulani. They have the most pure Fulani blood and culture only practiced by my Mbororos today. They never assimilated. They are not Berber, they are Fulani. I know 40 Wodaabe people living not far from me. They keep the Fulani culture most pure.
It is well known that Fulani culture was what Mbororo Fulani are still practicing today. Fulani culture I'd based on a caste system. Mboro are considered Pure those born to bush culture. While nobles are Rimbe. Again, you are wrong.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 9:54pm On Aug 20, 2013|
I never said the Wodaabe were Berbers. Where did you get that from?
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 10:02pm On Aug 20, 2013|
The only group of people ever integrated into Fulani culture are the Tukulor (Toucouleur) of Senegal and Mauritania. They are not officially Fulani by blood, but are considered Fula today because of integrated language and culture.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 1:26am On Aug 21, 2013|
im not going to argue with you fula lol
I have posted my evidence and that's that.
we will agree to disagree.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Fulaman198(m): 1:46am On Aug 21, 2013|
MsDarkSkin: im not going to argue with you fula lol
It's not really evidence as many African ethnic groups have similar means of dress
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Adamskuty(m): 6:57am On Aug 21, 2013|
*Kails*:so hmmm! What am i swrry Reply with a soft kiss pls
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Adamskuty(m): 7:00am On Aug 21, 2013|
MsDarkSkin: im not going to argue with you fula loldon't argue with the true son of a fulani,u can't know better than him
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:58am On Aug 21, 2013|
^^that is actually a not so bright thing to say. That is like me telling a man he cannot tell me what a menstrual cycle is. Lol some men know about the process better than some women who actually goes through it.
I have provided evidence backing my claims. Its either some folks cant read or they did not read. But like I told him, I am telling you, this is not up for debate so kill the argument.
Im not debating with anyone dude, so move on.
|Re: The Wodaabe People by Nobody: 10:59am On Aug 21, 2013|
Adamskuty: so hmmm! What am i swrry Reply with a soft kiss pls
And furthermore, you did not even know west africans are not bantu lmaooooo Yall killing me.
Anyway, if you dont mind me asking what is your tribal affiliation/ethnic group?
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