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Cloth That Does Not Die: The Meaning of Cloth in Bunu Social Life

 Author: Elisha Renne  Category: Book  Publisher: Seattle: University of Washington Press  Published: 1995

The Bunu Yoruba people of central Nigeria mark every critical juncture in an individual’s life, from birthing ceremonies to funeral celebrations, with handwoven cloth. The author explains how and why this is so and discusses why handwoven cloth is still valued although it is rarely woven in Bunu villages today. Available on Amazon – $50.11 hbk

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