DECLINING OF INDIGENOUS MORTUARY PRACTICES IN IGBOLAND

PREFACE
This work “the declining of indigenous mortuary practices in Nigeria†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

Title
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Preface
Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1.0Introduction
1.1Definition of Mortuary
1.2Etymology and Lexicology 
1.3Types of Mortuary

CHAPTER TWO 
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

CHAPTER THREE 
3.0Mortuary Practice in Modern Igboland
3.1Modern Embalming Methods
3.2Other Methods Used in Preserving the Dead
3.3Essence of Modern Mortuary Practice

CHAPTER FOUR 
4.0Origin of Embalming
4.1Discussion and Summary
4.2Conclusion

References   

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APA

Research, A. (2018). DECLINING OF INDIGENOUS MORTUARY PRACTICES IN IGBOLAND. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/declining-of-indigenous-mortuary-practices-in-igboland

MLA 8th

Research, Afri "DECLINING OF INDIGENOUS MORTUARY PRACTICES IN IGBOLAND" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Feb. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/declining-of-indigenous-mortuary-practices-in-igboland. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Research, Afri . "DECLINING OF INDIGENOUS MORTUARY PRACTICES IN IGBOLAND". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Feb. 2018. Web. 25 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/declining-of-indigenous-mortuary-practices-in-igboland >.

Chicago

Research, Afri . "DECLINING OF INDIGENOUS MORTUARY PRACTICES IN IGBOLAND" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/declining-of-indigenous-mortuary-practices-in-igboland