Category Archives: Minority Contest

Better Late than Never – The White Mosquito

The Koma people can be found north of the Adamawa plateau. Dakki climbed the hills shakily, wheezing painfully with every breath. He could hear the drums above him, could smell the billows of smoke ascending into the chilly October night. The Initiation had started without him. Gasping for air, he paused at a treacherous clime … Continue reading Better Late than Never – The White Mosquito

For The Love Of Iverem

Tribe: TIV States: Benue, Taraba, Plateau, Nasarawa, Enugu. Time: Precolonial Nigeria. Only one person could have made Kuhemba leave the warmth of his bed this cold morning. Iverem. She didn’t know what he had planned, but he knew she wouldn’t approve; She was too proper. He peered through the foliage, ducking as the procession approached. … Continue reading For The Love Of Iverem