See this extract below: Using the left hand: Using the left hand to do anything is forbidden in Igboland and strictly prohibited – regardless of the fact that the individual may be left-handed. A left-handed individual is trained or oriented to learn the use of the right hand in eating, writing, giving and accepting things.…… Continue reading Guys, is the taboo against left-handedness not outdated?
Pythons may be considered dangerous the world over, but in Idemili area of Anambra State, Igbo Land, people honour pythons so much that it is a taboo to harm or kill one. Pythons are called Eke Idemili, which literarily means ‘python of Idemili’. Idemili people are known to gently entreat a Python that has entered…… Continue reading The Part Of Igbo Land Where You Mustn’t Kill A Python
It is forbidden to kill pythons or “eke” in the towns in Idemmili North Local Government Area and Idemmili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Igbo Land, Nigeria. This is due to the fact that pythons are traditionally considered to be sacred in those areas. If you kill a python in Idemmili, you will be…… Continue reading The Igbo towns that don’t kill pythons