Woodabe
The Wodaabe (Fula: Woɗaaɓe) or Bororo are a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group. They are traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders in the Sahel, with migrations stretching from southern Niger, through northern Nigeria, northeastern Cameroon, and the western region of the Central African Republic. The number of Wodaabe was estimated in 1983 to be 45,000. They are known for their beauty (both men and women), elaborate attire and rich cultural ceremonies.
The Wodaabe speak the Fula language and don't use a written language. In the Fula language, woɗa means "taboo", and Woɗaaɓe means "people of the taboo". "Wodaabe" is an Anglicisation of Woɗaaɓe. This is sometimes translated as "those who respect taboos", a reference to the Wodaabe isolation from broader Fulbe culture, and their contention that they retain "older" traditions than their Fulbe neighbors. In contrast, other Fulbe as well as other ethnic groups sometimes refer to the Wodaabe as "Bororo", a sometimes pejorative name, translated into English as "Cattle Fulani", and meaning "those who dwell in cattle camps". By the 17th century, the Fula people across West Africa were among the first ethnic groups to embrace Islam, were often leaders of those forces which spread Islam, and have been traditionally proud of the urban, literate, and pious life with which this has been related. Both Wodaabe and other Fulbe see in the Wodaabe the echos of an earlier pastoralist way of life, of which the Wodaabe are proud and of which urban Fulbe are sometimes critical.
The Wodaabe culture is one of the 186 cultures of the standard cross-cultural sample used by anthropologists to compare cultural traits.

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In the 1999 documentary Zwischen 2 Welten (between two worlds) director Bettina Haasen films her personal conversations with Woodabe members.
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Nov 6, 2009 ... Woodabe girl in NIger, November 2009 November 2009, Niger The Wodaabe (or Bororo) are a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group.
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Photos of famed Beauty Contest, Geerewol, of the Bororo Wodaabe tribe in Niger Africa with exotic costumes and faces painted: story with facts about Wodaabe.
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A good picture of the culture of cattle nomads of the Sahel.
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Bonfiglioli, A.M. (1988). DuDal: Histoire de Famille et Histoire de Troupeau chez un Groupe de WoDaaBe du Niger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Historical Dictionary of Niger
Historical Dictionary of Niger
Abdourahmane Idrissa, Samuel Decalo, 2012
Woodabe herd the long-horned zebu cattle, following the Sahelian and Sudanic dry and wet seasons, traveling south–north as the rainy season sets in in the Sahel, in groups of several dozen relatives, typically several brothers with their ...
The Woodage Name in History
The Woodage Name in History
Ancestry.co.uk The Generations Network, 2008
The Woodage Name in History is a customized book offering a unique blend of fascinating facts, statistics and commentary about the Woodage name. The book is just one of an entire series of family name books in the Our Name in History collection. Each book in the collection is printed on demand and is compiled from hundreds of millions of records fr...
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Simon Fraser, 2004
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Niger: the Bradt travel guide
Niger: the Bradt travel guide
Jolijn Geels, 2006
One particular group of Peul, the Peul Bororo or Woodabe, try very hard to hold on to their traditional way of living. They are concentrated in the region of Tahoua and the southern fringes of the region of Agadez. Every year, after the rains, the ...
El Sáhara: Tierras, pueblos y culturas
El Sáhara: Tierras, pueblos y culturas
Manuel Julivert, 2003
Los Woodabe son polígamos, y cada mujer prepara su suudú; el hombre simplemente elige uno de ellos. El suudú por tanto es un espacio esencialmente femenino, en el que la mujer guarda sus pertenencias. Entre ellas se cuenta un ajuar ...
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Rural Development in Nigeria: Journal of the Federal Department of ...
1984
The semi- settled Fulani in the study area were either Hausaji or Woodabe ( Wudabe). The Hausaji and Woodabe have the distinctive advantage of being multi-lingual, fluent in Fulbe, Hausa and those in Kwara, Niger and Benue speak some ...
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