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Yoruba culture

Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo

Yoruba culture

a geographical analysis.

by Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo

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Published by Ife University;University of London P .
Written in English


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Pagination303p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages303
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Open LibraryOL21004932M

The Yoruba have a culture and history that is unique in its own way and meaning. Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on Yoruba History And Culture Just from $13,9/Page. Get Essay According to the oral history of the Yoruba, it is described as a myth. As the tale goes, the first kings of the land were the offspring of the. the cradle of yoruba culture Download the cradle of yoruba culture or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the cradle of yoruba culture book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

Another aspect of Yoruba culture that is significant in respect of the status of women is the imposition of taboos. Taboo is a prohibition against performing certain acts and it is motivated. The word for head in Yoruba—ori—carries physical and spiritual connotations that cannot be ori defines the body; other parts of the body are answerable to it. The ori holds the body’s knowledge and is its destiny. Yoruba philosophy cannot exist without an a similar vein, Yoruba philosophy can be considered antecedent to Yoruba religion, in the same manner that every.

The Yoruba religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practice of the Yoruba homeland is in present-day Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, commonly known as shares some parallels with the Vodun practiced by the neighboring Fon and Ewe peoples to the west and to the religion of the Edo people to the east. This book is a Yoruba language primer. It is written to help the beginning student basic knowledge in learning the acquire a language. The tone is the pillar of the Yoruba language. It is very important to pay attention to proper pronunciation right from the outset. A pictorial format with sound clips attached to File Size: 3MB.


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Yoruba culture by Gabriel Jimoh Afolabi Ojo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paperback This is a book about Yoruba/Orisa thought and practices. It gives a theoretical account of the nature, roles and functions of Yoruba beliefs in contemporary societies.

The view is that the philosophical ideas implicit in Orisa Religion form the basis of Yoruba culture in West Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world/5(5). In Yoruba Culture: Volume 1 by Sisi Tosin, children are introduced to the Yoruba culture through proverbs that will guide them to build their characters, values, morals, and ethics.

The author has the meaning of the proverb next to it, which makes it easier for children to understand it properly/5(12). Yoruba culture: A geographical analysis [Ojo, G. Afolabi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yoruba culture: A geographical analysis4/5(1).

The Yoruba religion originated around Benin and Nigeria. It is a traditional religion of that area. This book is a general introduction to its mythology, cosmology, and philosophy and practices. It is as rich as any cultural tradition and this work only scratches the surface/5.

Some of the Yoruba terms included are questionable, other than that this is one of few and an excellent reference book on Yoruba ancestral traditions, culture, spiritual cosmology and history written by an "outsider".

The hardcover version of the book is definitely an impressive work of art/5(7). Books shelved as yoruba: The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts by Baba Ifa Karade, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief by E. Bolaji Idowu, Tales of Yorub. Yoruba people are a large ethno-linguistic group or ethnic nation in Africa, and the majority of them speak the Yoruba language.

The Yoruba constitute approximately 35 percent of Nigeria’s total population, and around 40 million individuals throughout the region of West Africa. Award-winning Yoruba-English Bilingual Children's Books, Audio Books and Dual Language Picture Books are a great resource for teaching and learning Yoruba and English as a Second Language.

Collection includes Yoruba folktales, fables, multicultural stories, myths, legends, board books, and a beautifully illustrated Yoruba picture dictionary available with Audio Recorder Pen. Yoruba Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Yoruba Culture Proverbs is a compilation of common Yoruba Proverbs. Proverb 5/5. IFA/Yoruba Fundamentals of the Yoruba Religion (Orisa Worship) - Chief FAMA.

This book provides detailed instruction of practical usage of Ifa by practitioners and non-practitioners and answers many questions with respect to "How to Pray ' the Ifa Way."/5(35).

What is Yorùba: language, people, culture, community, or geographical definition. This question is complex and beyond any easy answer. Manifestations of Yorùbá cultures are found not only in Africa, but in various parts of the world: in the Americas, Caribbean islands, and Europe.

This book contrib-File Size: KB. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Yoruba Culture: A Philosophical Account.

Kola Abimbola. Text of Yoruba tion traditional Yoruba trans-Atlantic slave trade translation Umbanda WYoruba cosmos Yoruba culture Yoruba land Yoruba language Yoruba 5/5(1). AJT/4:l/90 RITUALS, SYMBOLISM AND SYMBOLS IN YORUBA TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS THOUGHT E.

Dada Adelowo* Introduction This paper' is moti~ated by' the need. to ' correct the erroneOUS observatiods, notions, assertions and pontifications of some foreign armchair investigators Size: KB.

Yoruba, one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria, concentrated in the southwestern part of that country. Much smaller, scattered groups live in Benin and northern Togo. The Yoruba numbered more than 20 million at the turn of the 21st century.

They speak a language of the Benue-Congo branch. 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. Re: New Book on Yoruba Culture by Kola Abimbola by batolam: am On One review I have read: "A unique reassertion of the foundations of one of the most remarkable international cultures on the face of the earth --Barry Hallen, Professor of Philosophy, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Greetings. Ìkíni, or greeting is a very imperative part of the Yoruba culture. It is a way of showing respect to elders and important figures in the community. In Yoruba culture we use "honorific pronouns" these function just as they are named, to honor and pay respect.

Her research interests include Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women and Creole studies. Mosadomi is a poet, who has authored several articles in books and journals on Creole studies, African language and gender, African linguistics and pedagogy.

She is completing her manuscript on Yoruba grammar/5(1). In the second half of the 19th cent. the Yoruba gradually fell under British control, and they were under direct British administration from until Yoruba religion includes a variety of gods.

Vestiges of Yoruba culture are also found in Brazil and Cuba, where Yoruba were imported as slaves. The book "Treasures of the – YORUBA ARTS, TRADITION & CULTURAL HERITAGE (Yoruba translation: “PATAKI ASA ATI ISE YORUBA; ISE-ONA AWON YORUBA.

NI AARO-OJO”) is a collective work of art, based on fascinating and inspiring images of Yoruba Culture, Traditional and Festivals of. The traditions of the Yoruba are strongly based on folktales and philosophy. It’s also highly based on cosmology and mythological creatures that live in both visible and invisible worlds.

There are literally hundreds of folktales used in the Yoruba culture that are designed to help people navigate through life wisely.Introduction to Yoruba: Language, Culture, Literature & Religious Beliefs Part I (Pt. 1) by Abraham Ajibade Adeleke and a great selection of related books, art .HISTORY OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE – The Yoruba tribe is one of the greatest tribes in Africa, although very sketchy evidence exists as to the true origin of this mighty tribe.

Several controversial articles and books have been written about the origins of this mighty tribe, with several kingdoms even in Yoruba land contesting for the rights to be Author: Abiola Ogunsola.