In the past, diverse stories concerned with descent, beliefs and taboos are closely connected to the forest, its animals and land, with conservation as a value inherent in most traditional beliefs and reflected in them. Urhobo people respect certain regions of the forest as the resting places of their deities.
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Nov 11, 2015 · Late Evang Israel Uyeh of Uzere kingdom would not be forgotten in hurry because he brought educational revolution into the gospel world. Again, late Kefee Don –Momoh who died of lung failure also used gospel talent to take Urhobo music to the Promised Land. There are 10 Isoko and Urhobo Gospel Musicians making waves in the entertainment industry.
I wrote in my post that Urhobo/Isoko are from Edo. That said, it should be noted that Edo and Urhobo are not mutually intelligible despite the seeming similarities. Both tribes are not too culturally compatible. For instance, some taboos in Benin are not taboos in Urhobo land and vice versa.
In the realm of language, Urhobo is a land of great dialectic variability. Remarkably, each subculture has its own dialect of the Urhobo language. Native speakers of the Urhobo language can easily tell from what sub-culture a speaker of the Urhobo language hails. (vi) Urhobo Sub-cultures and the Institution of King (Ovie)
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