Book Discussion on They Lived Before Adam

Catherine Acholonu, author of They Lived Before Adam: Prehistoric Origins of the Igbo, The Never-Been-Ruled (Catherine Acholonu Research… read more

Catherine Acholonu, author of They Lived Before Adam: Prehistoric Origins of the Igbo, The Never-Been-Ruled (Catherine Acholonu Research Foundation, 2009). The book details her research on the Ikom Monoliths of Cross River State, Nigeria. She argues that these stones inscriptions were made by the common ancestors of what she refers to as the Niger-Benue sub-family of Nigerian tribes and that they reveal the lost civilizations of ancient Nigeria.

This was the 11:30 a.m. EDT program of the 11th annual Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Included in program ID 287796-1. close

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New York, New York, United States
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Jul 18, 2009
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Aug 31, 2009

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  • Jul 18, 2009 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2009 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2009 | 7:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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