Announcement #1: A new sister blog: nomad4nowheritagecrafts.com features the Durbar celebrations in Nigeria. Northern Nigeria has a long, rich history that has strong connection North Africa and the Middle East by way of the Saharan trade routes. The history, culture, and traditions celebrated during the Durbar is strongly influenced by trade and diffusion of culture. Beautifully handcrafted and dyed textiles, turbans, leather-works, armor, musical instrument handed down from generations to generations for the yearly celebrations are fascinating to study. As an appreciator of authentic and traditional handicrafts, Nomad4now – heritage crafts intent is to focus on handmade crafts in Nigeria starting with Durbar heritage.
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