Ogoni

Categories: Ethnicities

Indigenous to southeast Nigeria, the Ogoni remained in relative isolation which allowed them to survive the period of the slave trade with not even a single case of enslavement of their people. They were nonetheless brought to international attention with their recent mobilization: The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), for social, economic and environmental justice in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.

Synonyms:
Gokana, Kana, Khana
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