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Dipo; Puberty Rites among the Krobos of Eastern Region.

Puberty Rites called Dipo among the Krobos is a very prominent event which has been carried out for years despite the influences of education, modernization and missionization. The practice is held very strongly by the Krobos and it is ensured that every female in the tribe undergoes the rites.

  2 months ago ago
Dipo; Puberty Rites among the Krobos of Eastern Region.

SPORTS

"Dipo" & "Klama" of the Krobo People are not the same

Dipo is a whole rite involving different rituals while klama is simply a cultural or folk dance. Let me offer a more detailed explanation. DIPO: Dipo is a nubility rite - of ancient renown - performed by some of the the Dangme speaking tribes of this beautiful country of ours called Ghana. It’s a chain of rituals performed for nubile girls with the belief that through the rite, the girls transition into adulthood and obtain ‘full status’ in the tribal community. (Definition partly stolen from Hugo Huber’s

  1 year ago ago