334. Mokpwe Tradition. Foods that Mokpwe women are not expected to eat.
Source: Oral narrations.
Mokpwe Women are not expected to eat:
(i). Pork (nyama ngowa) As recent as seventy five years Mokpwe women did not eat port. I remembervery well, my grandmother did not eat nyama ngowa.
(ii). Gizzard. (mbgwa-kpwa)
(iii) Birds expect the domestic chicken (wuva), the wild chicken (kpwae) and the duck.
(iv). The “towel-like” meat at the back of a porcupine. (ewkuka ngomba). Ngomba = porcupine.
(v). Njuwe, a wild animal about the size ofa very big dog. The meat has a nicetaste but Njuwe smells like a malegoat.
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