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The People, Their culture - The Niger Delta => History and Culture => Topic started by: Daniel West on August 28, 2009, 11:19:32 PM

Title: Stuff about the Ijaw tribe - Clans
Post by: Daniel West on August 28, 2009, 11:19:32 PM
According to E. J Alagoa, the Ijaw tribe is made of 43 clans:
a. Western Delta Fringe

   1. Apoi
   2. Arogbo
   3. Furupagha
   4. Olodiama
   5. Gbaramatu
   6. Ogbo

b. Western Delta

   1. Obotebe
   2. Mein
   3. Seimibiri
   4. Tuomo
   5. Takakiri
   6. Kabowei
   7. Kumbowei
   8. Operemo
   9. Oyakiri
  10. Ogulagha
  11. Iduwini

c. Central Delta

   1. Apoi
   2. Basan
   3. Olodiama
   4. Oporoma
   5. Ogboin
   6. Tungbo
   7. Kolokuma
   8. Opokuma
   9. Gbaran
  10. Zarama
  11. Okodia
  12. Biseni
  13. Ekpetiama
  14. Tarakiri
  15. Boma
  16. Akasa

d. Eastern Delta

   1. Nembe
   2. Kalabari
   3. Okrika
   4. Ibani

e. Eastern Delta Fringe

   1. Nkoro
   2. Opobo

f. Northern Delta Fringe

   1. Epie-Atissa
   2. Ogbia
   3. Oruma