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Book Pages: 143 - Publish Date: 2014-08-11 - Publisher: BookBaby
Description: This is a book about Yorùbá thought and practices. It expounds a view about the nature, roles and functions of Yorùbá beliefs in contemporary societies. The position is that philosophical ideas implicit in the Òrìṣà religion form the basis of Yorùbá culture in West Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world. The book is, therefore, not a catalogue of various cultural practices o...
Book Pages: 279 - Publish Date: 2009-05-10 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Description: A deeply informed Afrocentric view of language and cultural retention under slavery. Maureen Warner-Lewis offers a comprehensive description of the West African language of Yoruba as it has been used on the island of Trinidad in the southern Caribbean. The study breaks new ground in addressing the experience of Africans in one locale of the Africa Diaspora and examines the nature of their social and linguistic heritage as it was successively retained, modified, and discarded in a European-dominated island community.
Author(s): Armando Durán
Book Pages: 128 - Publish Date: 2005-07-18 - Publisher: Author House
Description: The author of this book, rich and organized has gather plenty information and with his heart full of joy the fruits of the Cuban medical folklore, that reflects the richness of our traditional medicine, to rescue from the forgetfulness and present it to the new generations to come and the whole humanity. This study matter contained in this book is for the apprenticeship of those initiated in the Y...
Author(s): Various
Book Pages: 122 - Publish Date: 2010-07 - Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd
Description: NOTE: This book has been illustrated and published by the students of Edgbarrow School in Berkshire, England as a special project to raise funds for their Ghana Sponsorship campaign. DESCRIPTION: The Yoruba people are descendants from a variety of West African communities. They are united by Geography, History, Religion and most importantly their Language. In this volume you will find 31 stories a...
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Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 1996 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): Akẹkọ
Book Pages: 52 - Publish Date: 1955* - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 1989 - Publisher: Unknown
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Author(s): Anthony Canty
Book Pages: 54 - Publish Date: 2013-08-13 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Description: Origin history The origin of Osahin also comes from the mythology of the Egyptians. The word Osahi(n) come from the word Egyptian Sahu, this is the name of a God of the stars identified as or with Orion. In other papers before there was mention of him being referred to the God Orion, and it has been shown he lived under the name of oro in the land of the Yoruba. There’re other words Egyptian, Sa...
Author(s): Lillian Trager
Book Pages: 299 - Publish Date: 2001 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
Description: The pattern of migrants maintaining strong ties with their home communities is particularly common in sub-Saharan Africa, where it has important social, cultural, political, and economic implications. This book explores the significance of hometown connections for civil society and local development in Nigeria. Rich ethnographic description and case studies illustrate the links that the Ijesa Yoru...
Book Pages: 243 - Publish Date: 1843 - Publisher: Unknown
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