Super Borgou represent the Bariba
peoples, who originated from Kwara state of northwest Nigeria and now dominate the Borgou department of Benin - with the market city of Parakou serving as the department's capital.
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Languages: French (official), Fon, Mina, Goun, and Yoruba in the south; Nagot, Bariba
, and Dendi in the north.
Afemai, Agbassa, Annang, Anwain, Aro, Atyap, Aulliminden, Awori, Baggara, Bariba
, Berom, Buduma, Chamba, Damakawa, Defaka, Ebira, Edda, Edo, Efik, Egba, Eket, Ekoi, Ekpeye, Eleme, Emal, Esan, Etsakor, Fon, Gokana, Gwari, Hausa, Hausa-Fulani, Ibibio, Idoma, Igala, Igbo, Ijaw, Ikpide, Ikwerre, Isoko, Itsekiri, Jukun, Kanuri, Kilba.
Anywhere along the maize belt, from Ethiopia down to South Africa and up to the Ivory Coast, a traveler can find a standard dish: maize flour boiled into a stiff porridge known as sadza in Zimbabwe, ugali in Kenya, and in the Bariba
regions of Benin, dibu.
The cultural context of therapeutic choice: Obstetrical care decisions among the Bariba
The major tribes are Fon, Yoruba, Bariba
and Dendi and the official language is French
An example is a study among the Bariba
of Benin, which describes how women take pride in giving birth unassisted and are in turn "silently admired".
Another similar attitude towards "witch children" (characterized by such physical anomalities as breech presentation, congenital deformity, and facial or dental abnormality) was practiced until very recently among the West-African Bariba
(see Scheper-Hughes, 1992, p.
The local tongue, Bariba
, was being spoken, and somewhere between the translation from Bariba
, to French, to English, understanding was lost.
Languages: French (official), Fon and Yoruba in the south; Nagot, Bariba
and Dendi in the north.
The tickets for the BNP Baribas
Showdown range from as low as $50 to as high as $5,000 and they will be available on sale on October 27.