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The Inun continued to look at her without interruption. ” Professor Unoh, the educated relative of the professed witch, was the first Biase to ever attain the rare position of a university professor, and when people said “Prof,” everyone knew whom they were talking about. Professor Unoh was a very important man. “It is you men, you Inun, who make the rules that govern all of us. It is not the ancestors; it is not the spirits, but you Inun sitting here that make the laws of the land. It is you who have the powers to punish all of us or to forgive us; you have the powers to ask the ancestors to relax the laws that govern us so that we can continue to survive in Agwagune.

It is not the ancestors; it is not the spirits, but you Inun sitting here that make the laws of the land. It is you who have the powers to punish all of us or to forgive us; you have the powers to ask the ancestors to relax the laws that govern us so that we can continue to survive in Agwagune. ” “Aka aworo [Our mother]—” began one of the Inun, but my grandmother continued. When she asked a question, she really did not expect you to offer an answer, so she would simply plow along ignoring the interruption.

You are right that Prof will not be happy, but we all know that Prof respects and honors Agwagune traditions, perhaps more than any other person who went to a university. Yes, we have not yet heard from him, but we are certain that the news has gotten to him. Our people say that the flat chest of a little girl has plans. We have not heard from Prof, but 18 Matriarchy and Power in Africa that is no indication that he has not heard about what has happened. As a wise man, he is planning his response, and it will come.

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