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African history is still preserved and now the history books are being re-written. The richness of African culture and technology is marvellous to behold as you will see in this video compilation.

We owe the producers of these videos great gratitude for digging up and researching the information, now its our turn to ensure the next generation are fully equipped with their legacy.

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Richness of indigenous african knowledge, to be developed – Compiled by Gregory Ekhator

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As may be credited in the videos.

 

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https://youtu.be/Je0K0BAJ1hY

 

Published on May 4, 2013

Kingdoms of Africa, West Africa, The Benin Empire was a pre-colonial African state in what is now modern Nigeria. The state developed an advanced artistic culture, especially in its famous artifacts of bronze, iron and ivory. These include bronze wall plaques and life-sized bronze heads depicting the Obas of Benin.

 

 

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Short video on indigenous Nigerian knowledge – this is an excellent analysis

of whats happening right now, in terms of opportunity being siezed and

to be siezed by diasporans and home based Nigerians.

 

 

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GREAT BLACK INVENTORS PART 2

 

BLACK INVENTORS

 

 

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Black Inventors and Inventions

 

http://instituteofblackstudyandresearch.ning.com/

So many people don’t know

how many thing black people have invented and a lot of ignorant people

believe black people never contributed nothing to society.

 

 

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Jazz and Blues are African Inventions

 

https://youtu.be/ptF2baKZO00

 

Jazz and Blues are one of many things that were invented and created by

black people. More things invented by black people are for example the

building structure of houses, pyramids, religions, scriptures, mathematics,

the advanced motor of the locomotive and much more. The songs in the

background

 

 

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History Questions : About Pre-Colonial African Inventions

 

 

Pre-colonial African inventions include papyrus paper, mummification and

various musical instruments. Find out how these items developed out of

Africa with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world

history. Expert: Diane Winans Bio: Diane Winans is a teacher of history,

English

 

 

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Amazing, Mother Africa!

Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old!

viewzone2.com

Amazing Metropolis Discovered in Africa is 200,000 years old!

 

 

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Yoruba art that was world famous 700-900 AD

‎#2 African History – Ile Ife

 

 

Ancient West African – Nigerian history , the Ile Ife. There’s a great

soundtrack with this video so enjoy 🙂

 

 

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Knowledge is truly powerful, but the through the application of it.

APPLY YOUR NATIVE AFRICAN KNOWLEDGE!

‎9 1000 Years of West African Superpowers

 

 

https://youtu.be/AfricansArise

Historian Basil Davidson looks how kingdoms such as Ghana, Mali and Songhay provided a strong centralised

governmental structure within which trade across West Africa thrived. In

particular, he looks at the great city of Timbuktu and the influence of

Islam.

 

 

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Checkout messaging technologies used in urban cities twice the size of

present day London, that rivalled Mesopotamia in its time.

Ancient West African Megacities

 

 

Centuries BEFORE the coming of Islam and before the days of the Songhay,

Mali and Ghana Empires (and thus before Timbuktu was built), there were

some massive cities in the Niger Delta region which rivalled those of

Mesopotamia.

 

 

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In AD 300 Africans have started making Iron weapons, sophisticated gold and

salt traders with Arabs, until…..

The Ghana Empire ~ The Attack of The Almoravids (Moors)

 

https://youtu.be/o7UiOBiFUOc

 

The Ghana empire was one of the first great empires in early African

history. The Ghana empire became rich by taxing Muslims who traveled to

sell gold and salt.

 

 

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Eye opening information about ancient african literacy.

That explains the legacy of those Moats in Benin -city that still exist

till present day

Clyde Winters on the African Origin of Writing Part 1

 

 

This video tells the story of the rise of writing in Saharan Africa back in

3400 BC and its spread to the rest of Africa and the world.

 

 

 

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500 year old technology that still amazes with its detail, intricacy and

standards.

BBC Lost Kingdom of Benin Pt 1

 

https://youtu.be/xBxlnh4XWyU

 

Gus Casely-Hayford explores the story of 16th-century bronzes from the

kingdom of Benin.

 

 

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This is just in Nubia, what else is out there, that you have seen, or

should see, to wirtten about, and refined for global awareness!

BBC.Lost Kingdoms of Africa. Nubia. 1/6

 

https://youtu.be/tp6P_hBnF1s

 

www.zigguraths.com

Videos about ancient civilizations and more.Ziggu Feel

free! And welcome —————————– Four-part series in which

British art historian Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial

history of some of Africa’s most important kingdoms. The African contine

 

 

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Indigenous African technology for bronze casting – wow

BBC Lost Kingdom of Benin Pt 2

 

https://youtu.be/QybXRhPN2Qw

 

Gus Casely-Hayford explores the story of 16th-century bronzes from the

kingdom of Benin.

 

 

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MODERN AFRICAN/NIGERAIN/EDO/BINI HISTORIANS/JOURNALISTS, – i believe this

is a product line, a documentary that can delivered for the world to

appreciate, when the product is good. At least indigenes in the diaspora

will definitely appreciate and buy the product

The History of Benin

 

 

Ebi continues to relate stories and histories of the Obas of Benin, and

also introduces two similar objects to that of the bell of the Oba.

 

 

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African art – to be written about, researched, and inate beauty magnified

for the skill and stories behind them!!

Great Kingdom of Benin

 

https://youtu.be/rdVIoaTq-5Q

 

Great Kingdom of Benin, ‘Nigeria’.

 

 

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This is an art, lying fallow.

There is a market for the best of everything?

EDO STATE CULTURAL DANCE-WAYERE

 

https://youtu.be/RJTIhHAWMq8

 

EDO CULTURAL

 

 

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What does this remind you of?

Dance of African Royalty: Benin Kingdom

 

 

African women perform the dance of royalty in their queen and royal

regalia.

 

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Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu

December 22, 2010 at 7:05pm ·

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Greg Ekhator Thanks Agwuna! Its time for us re-write our own history!

December 22, 2010 at 9:53pm ·

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Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu
Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu yes. Its a challenge to us Pan-African Historian, linguist, archeologist, to rise up to the challenge

December 23, 2010 at 7:03am ·

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Greg Ekhator Indeed! We are waiting for d aforementioned above to soar like eagles with our story! And it will happen, its just a matter of time, now the momentum is growing! God bless!

December 23, 2010 at 8:20am ·

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Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu
Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu I have risen to the challenge. I ve started writing the History of my people. We have not written evidence and the oral evidence we have is fast diminishing.

December 23, 2010 at 8:23am ·

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Greg Ekhator Agwuna, Wow, i have just read your profile. How pleased i am that you are an historian! More grease to your elbows my bro! Godspeed as you go forth!
If you know of the other aforementioned, invite them to come and play their part!

December 23, 2010 at 8:57am ·

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Sly Stoner
Sly Stoner U all right folks: we Africans don’t read much about our past or bother to dig out the Facts n Truth about it…and most importantly, we don’t write our own history hence someone from outside write it they he or she likes it…

May 19, 2012 at 2:07pm ·

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Greg Ekhator Sly Stoner, Well, that is coming to a grinding halt on my part, because this is part of my research, and i will publish something in the future, and i am sure you are doing ur research too. Our people must love reading and writing too, we will make them……. Peace

May 24, 2012 at 7:19pm ·

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Greg Ekhator I will have to add this piece of work to this collection on Benin kingdom’s history
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4MaBsqbLMw…

Associate Professor of Art History at Cleveland State University, Dr. Kathy Curnow speaks on “Courtly Intrigues:…
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September 14, 2013 at 6:48am ·

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Greg Ekhator I have just added this video link to this repository:

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Kingdoms of Africa, West Africa, The Benin Empire was a pre-colonial African state in what is now modern Nigeria.…
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Sly Stoner Nice one me Greggy for rekindling this Afrikan romance bro. Big up!

February 26, 2014 at 3:37am ·

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Greg Ekhator Study history, study history, that’s where you find d secrets of statecraft! ~ Winston Churchill

March 12, 2014 at 12:45am ·

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Greg Ekhator Africa still hides her secrets, for those who r passionate enough to seek them out???

March 12, 2014 at 12:48am ·

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Greg Ekhator Many Africans don’t know dt Africa was once a super-power, that d first university was in Africa, dt d great greek philosophers learnt from Africa/Africa scholars! Question: How come we don’t hear d names of d scholars?

March 12, 2014 at 12:57am · Edited ·

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Sly Stoner The W_O_R_D is SANKOFA. Seeeen me Greggy?

March 12, 2014 at 4:40pm ·

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Greg Ekhator Many secrets of our past greatness is hidden in our indigenous language & customs. Start a training course for an indeginous skill & own d copyrights for 70 years. Propagate our creative industry before d foreigner with d same foresight you have but sSee More

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Patience Oyeme Fada
Patience Oyeme Fada Oje Asekhame, I think you will like these links… I know you have a thing for art and culture.

April 28 at 12:12am ·

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Patience Oyeme Fada
Patience Oyeme Fada Thank you Greg Ekhator for sharing these links. I feel blessed and rich.

April 28 at 12:13am ·

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Greg Ekhator
Greg Ekhator You are welcome my dear, enjoy. And don’t forget to encourage more people like you to get into our indigenous arts and culture. There is so much heritage and wealth unbeknownst to unravel!!!

April 28 at 12:50am ·

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Patience Oyeme Fada Thanks for the mention. The links are amazing..

April 28 at 6:24am ·

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Greg Ekhator
Greg Ekhator @Agwuna Samuel Sopuluchukwu,
Just re-reading our convo from many years ago!
You will glad to knoiw i now E-PUBLISH E-BOOKS, and run virtual school to make up for the gaps in our historySee More

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Greg Ekhator Those of us interested in a History course, should request for it at www.debonairtraining.com/moodle

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