Welcome Dede! An African Naming Ceremony by Ifeoma Onyefulu

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Published by Frances Lincoln .

Written in English

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  • People & Places - United States - African-American,
  • Ethnic - African American,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • People & Places,
  • Africa,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Picturebooks

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9677985M
ISBN 101845072677
ISBN 109781845072674

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Out of 5 stars Welcome Dede. An African Naming Ceremony. Reviewed in the United States on Octo An excellent picture book that depicts an African Naming Ceremony.

It illustrates the roles played by various members of the family and tribe. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(3). Welcome Dede: An African Baby's Naming Ceremony [Onyefulu, Ifeoma] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Welcome Dede: An African Baby's Naming Ceremony5/5(1). Welcome Dede! An African Naming Ceremony book This book uses the protagonist child's anticipation for his new baby cousin to have a name as a framing device to educate about naming practices (including naming ceremonies) in Ghana (a child has to be eight days old to be given a name -- the child's uncle says, "A name is not something you give out like sweets/5.

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Welcome Dede!: An African Baby's Naming Ceremony Hardcover – 1 Aug by Ifeoma Onyefulu (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ifeoma Onyefulu Page. search results for this author. Ifeoma Onyefulu (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 5/5(1). WELCOME DEDE. An African Naming Ceremony Ifeoma Onyefulu, Author.

Frances Lincoln $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author PW praised the book. Get this from a library. Welcome Dede!: an African naming ceremony. [Ifeoma Onyefulu] -- Amarlai's new baby cousin is given a traditional African name during a special ceremony. Ifeoma Onyefulu (born ) is a Nigerian children's author, novelist, and photographer.

She is best known for her picture books which feature her photographs of village life in Africa. Onyefulu was born in Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria. She is a member of the Igbo ethnic group of Nigeria, and lives in the UK.

She worked as a staff photographer on the Caribbean Times from Welcome Dede. An African Naming Ceremony 27 copies, 3 reviews; Ebele's Favourite: A Book of African Games 23 copies, 1 review; Grandma Comes to Stay (First Experiences) 22 copies, 8 reviews; My Grandfather Is a Magician: Work and Wisdom in an African Village 22 copies, 1 review; Ikenna Goes to Nigeria (Children Return to Their Roots) 21 copies.

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The day of the ceremony is usually the first day the mother and child are away from the home since the birth of the child.

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Welcome Dede: An African naming ceremony. Author: Ifeoma Onyefulu (). Description: This photo essay describes the cultural significance of West African naming ceremonies. Click here for a lesson plan to accompany the book.

Baking cakes in. differing customs begin with the naming of a new-born baby. Onyefulu, a West African writer, has written the book Welcome Dedeh: An African Nam-ing Ceremony on this custom in Ghana. The book is told from Amarlai's viewpoint who has a new cousin 22 School Library Media Activities Monthly/Volume XXIII, Number 10/June   Book Poems and Readings for Christenings and Naming Ceremonies Read Online.

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As in One Big Family: Sharing Life in an African Village (), Onyefulu's new photo-essay draws on her rich West African heritage to celebrate a strong cultural tradition. Told from the viewpoint of Amarlai, a Ga boy in Ghana, the handsome full-color photos and clear.

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The story is very moving as are the illustrations. Unfortunately the author uses misleading words – “tribe,” “hut” and “fierce” – that reinforce stereotypes and detract from the story. Welcome Dede. An African Naming Ceremony by Ifeoma Onyefulu; The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy by Jacqueline Marie Musacchio; Emerging From the Chrysalis: Rituals of Women's Initiation by Bruce Lincoln; Foreskin: A Closer Look by Bud Berkeley; Herstory: Black Female Rites of Passage by Mary C.

Lewis. Welcome Dede. takes us through an African naming ceremony using photographs and writing that link with themes of environment, ritual and sharing. Then there are chronologically ordered product books like Woolly Jumper: The Story of Wool.

In the author’s note for this book, Juana Martinez-Neal shares the history of her name and invites readers to share the story behind their own names. Use this opening for discussion to encourage students to learn more about their own name stories—how they came to be named, how they chose a nickname, or another story about their names.


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In this article, we offer a framework for scholars and educators to investigate issues of power and the right to storytelling in diverse, international books for children.

Specifically, we examine the peritext of picturebooks set in Africa to determine how various cultural relationships are invoked in the text. We suggest that there are three broad categories Author: Nithya Sivashankar, Sarah E. Jackson, Rebekah May Degener. An African naming ceremony | by Onyefulu, Ifeoma Amarlai has a new baby cousin and he can't wait for her to be given a name.

A tradtional African name will tell people where she comes from and which child she is in the family. A triangle for Adaora: an African book of shapes by Ifeoma Onyefulu Welcome Dede!: an African naming ceremony by Ifeoma Onyefulu Amarlai's new baby cousin is given a traditional African name during a special ceremony.

Deron goes to nursery school by Ifeoma Onyefulu. Welcome Dede. An African Naming Ceremony. Onyefulu, Ifeoma. Set in Ghana. Anna Hibiscus’ Song. Atinuke. Ill. Lauren Tobia. Set in contemporary Africa, maybe Nigeria. Pretty Salma: A Little Red Riding Hood Story from Africa.

Daly, Niki. Set in Ghana. Where Are Going On a Lion Hunt. Axtell, David. Set in the African savanna. Reviews the book "Welcome Nene. An African Naming Ceremony," by Ifeoma Onyefulu. The Old African. Lindsay, Nina // School Library Journal; Sep, Vol.

51 Issue 9, p Reviews the book "The Old African," by Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. African Americans in Congress: A Documentary History. In Welcome Dede we see how Ga people in Ghana celebrate the birth of a new child. The w hole clan is invited to a naming ceremony.

Relatives arrive in traditional clothes, say prayers for the baby and bring presents. The baby is dressed and god parents will bring him/her forward.


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