This work â€œthe declining of indigenous mortuary practices in Nigeriaâ€ aims at showing readers how our indigenous cultural practices such as burial and mortuary practices are beginning to fade into the background.
The Igbo people have rich cultural heritage including their mortuary and burial practices, which are beginning to be kept aside by the new generation. This work helps to show the cause of this decline and also helps the reader to see how rich the cultural heritage of the Ibos are.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of Contents
1.1Definition of Mortuary
1.2Etymology and Lexicology
1.3Types of Mortuary
2.0The Indigenous Mortuary Practices in Nigeria
2.1The Declining of Indigenous Mortuary
Practice in Igboland
2.2Mortuary Practice in the Ancient Igbo Tradition
2.3Factors that Led to the Declining of Indigenous Mortuary Practice in Igboland
3.0Mortuary Practice in Modern Igboland
3.1Modern Embalming Methods
3.2Other Methods Used in Preserving the Dead
3.3Essence of Modern Mortuary Practice
4.0Origin of Embalming
4.1Discussion and Summary
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