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Osu caste in our society

E. D. Jinehu

Osu caste in our society

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Published by Tudor & Group Printers in Enugu [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Igbo (African people) -- Religion,
  • Caste -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.D. Jinehu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2480.I2 J56 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2300278M
    LC Control Number86173107

    The legislation abolishing the Osu caste system was lauded by progressive minds as a major step toward the eradication of this cultural scourge. Enugu: Government Printer There have been several instances like that where young men and women of Igbo extraction have suffered emotional trauma as a result of this cultural malaise. So it is the dedication to the gods that makes the Osu status a condition of permanent and irreversible disability and stigma. This was stopped due to change. Do you not realize that Sunday is here?

    When it comes to the Osu issue, religion is part of the problem and therefore cannot be the solution. Some are sold for N2, and some are sold before birth. He can be reached at nskepticleo yahoo. And if it is found that one of them is an Osu, the plan would be automatically abandoned.

    Politically, the government must try to enforce the law abolishing the Osu system. Based on the above, I suggest that something drastic has to be done to eradicate this obnoxious system. That is the crux of the matter with the Osu caste system in Igboland. There were moments when the tears flowed: all the sorrow, missed opportunities, mistakes, sleepless nights, rejections, the needless family feuds — and how so much of it was avoidable. But six months later, the community was engulfed in a crisis. It's all shades of wrong.


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Osu caste in our society by E. D. Jinehu Download PDF Ebook

African-Americans or foreign nationals who identify as Igbo by ancestry will also be invited to the big event in which forgiveness for slavery and casting shall be sort from God by elders of the Igbo nation in Nigeria.

The Osu are the slaves, strangers, unclean, untouchables and outcasts. They shouldn't be judged for it, but they are. My book has been painful to write.

The practice of Osu caste system is hinged on religion, supernaturalism and theism. And this nonsense is the reason for our imprisonment. God told me that and I made a video about it.

Christianity didn't declare them as outcasts Traditional Approach Some traditional rulers and communities have taken steps to eradicate the Osu system.

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There is the urgent need for all Igbo leaders of thought, the traditional rulers, the governors, the clergymen and all the people that matter to come together and enact a law outrightly banning the system generally in Igboland as there is no basis for its continued existence.

An Osu cannot marry a freeborn. State authorities must get communities to remove from Osu caste in our society book constitutions provisions that bar Osus from contesting local elections and from receiving traditional titles.

The Osus are treated as inferior human beings and kept in a state of permanent and irreversible disability ; they are subjected to various forms of abuse and discrimination. There have been several instances like that where young men and women of Igbo extraction have suffered heartbreaks and emotional traumas as a result of this cultural disease.

Are all these people really insane or is it as a result of some maltreatment or stigmatization meted on them, and brought about by some old cultural wrong belief. The practice of Osu caste system is hinged on religion, supernaturalism and theism.

They will be taken as slaves and put in shrines to worship and serve their gods. Now, the humility with which he surrendered and gave up the function to Sunday shook me to my bones. To put it differently, can a right exist without a specific legislation that provides for its protection and remedies when violated?

This process involved intricate rituals offering of libations and sacrificing animals to the earth goddess.

Osu caste in Igboland

They are the masters while the Osu are the people dedicated to the gods; so they are regarded as slaves, strangers, outcasts and untouchables.

It's all shades of wrong.Caste in American Society of our best society.” In one the men carried opera hats, and wore white cravats, and bowed deeply; in Osu caste in our society book, frock coats and flat scarfs, and shook hands.

Aldous Huxley‘s “Brave New World” has several striking similarities to today’s galisend.com World State and today’s world utilize comparable methods of promoting consumption and they also experience some of the same problems in society, though different practices are used to prevent or suppress them.

osu!» beatmaps» ZAQ - Caste Room. info Toggle navigation. Guest profile friends settings home news team changelog download search beatmaps listing featured artists packs.Apr 03,  · The Osu Caste system is an ancient practice in Pdf that discourages social interaction and marriage with a group or persons called OSU.

The Osu’s are respected monks devoted to the service and worship of a deity.Download pdf many attempts have been made to abolish the practice of Osu and Oru caste systems in Igboland which started with the colonial administration, then the East Central State government and later the traditional Igbo leaders yet the stigma attached to the caste systems, affect the relationship of people in the galisend.com: Emeka Nwaosuji.Jul 25,  · The Osu Caste Discrimination in Igboland: Ebook on Igbo Culture and Ebook, which is sequel to The Osu Caste System in Igboland: A Challenge for Nigerian Democracy, describes the pain, grief and agony of those groaning under the Osu caste system in Igboland.

The system ascribes an inferior Osu status to the group and limits their social Brand: Iuniverse.