Catherine Acholonu was born in Orlu, Imo State on 26 October She attended secondary school in Orlu. In , she became the first African Woman to. By the time she died on March 18, at the age of 62, Nigerian writer, scholar, and political activist, Catherine Obianuju Olumba-. Acholonu had established a. Catherine Acholonu-Olumba’s second installment in the Adam series, ‘They Lived Before Adam’ is an important examination into the origins of the Igbo people.

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Part of her work took her into the wider sphere of sustainable development. Tony Austin rated it liked it Oct 15, Member feedback about Deaths in March Chadha, catheerine, Indian economist, heart attack.

Our research includes the origin aholonu meanings of symbols used in every religion and sacred literature all over the world. Ugochukwu Obinwude rated it it was amazing Nov 19, She attended secondary catjerine in Orlu before gaining a master’s degree and a Ph. Prof Acholonu holds several awards from home and abroad. Saturday 7 October — Asaba, west Biafra: You are commenting using your WordPress. The list of Igbo people includes notable individuals who have full or significant ancestry traced back to the Igbo people of South-East and South-South geopolitical regions of Nigeria.

Part of her work took her into the wider sphere of sustainable development.


Lists achklonu This Book. Igbo oral traditions confirm the findings of geneticists, that by BC — BC — human evolution was interrupted and Adam, a hybrid, was created through the process of genetic engineering. The book, which won the International Book Awards in the United States under the multi-cultural Achoonu category, is over pages of research on not only Igbos, but many other groups residing in West Africa. She was educated at St.

Catherine Acholonu

In her book, They Lived Before Adam: Retrieved from ” https: There has been an erroneous assumption that West Africa has largely been isolated from the eastern and northern parts of the African continent, particularly Egypt. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Great book I must say. Africans, including Igbos, have existed before the advent of organized religions.

Zina Nostress marked avholonu as to-read Dec 27, Segun Magbagbeola rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Har Ankh marked it as achoonu Mar 25, Her work that embraces ancient and modern literature illuminates pathways of human history.

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The Other World and Such Things: Professor Catherine Acholonu

Member feedback about List of African poets: Newer Post Older Post Home. To ask other readers questions about They Lived Before Adamplease sign up. About Catherine Obianuju Acholonu. The following is a list of notable deaths in March Catherine Acholonu was a writer, researcher and former lecturer on African Cultural and Gender Studies.


One of the aims of the work was to connect West Africa’s influence to the rest of the world through language, artifact, spiritual systems, religion, and so forth. IGBO – rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Be the first to ask a question about They Lived Before Adam.

James Ahmed marked it as to-read Jan 03, She argues that Nigerian rock-art inscriptions, known as Ikom Monoliths, prove that “Sub-Saharan African Blacks possessed an organized system of writing before B.

Catherine Acholonu was a writer, researcher, and catyerine lecturer on African Cathefine and Gender Studies. Nwaugo Chiedozie marked it as to-read Sep 10, Gender resistant feminisms focus on specific behaviors and group dynamics through which women are kept in a subordinate position, even in subcultures afholonu claim to support gender equality.

Nov 12, Chibueze Mbilitem rated it did not like it. Jane Eldredge Miller, Routledge,p. Catherine Acholonu, considered by many the greatest Igbo scholar of modern times, passed away on March 18, after being hospitalized for renal failure.

Sidney Davis rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Celebrated Scholar, Acholonu Dies At 63″.