The American tradition of homecoming "is the tradition of welcoming back alumni of a school." So it can be said that the Yoruba Kingdom of Iwo recently experienced a Homecoming event of its own when the beautiful Jamaican Chanel
"In all groups, the Yorubans from West Africa are the largest contributor, confirming this region as the major component of African slaves"
There is an African proverb "when two brothers fight a stranger reaps the harvest' The Kiriji Wars of
To all appearances, being that she lives and works in Ibadan, Iya Wa is an Ibadan woman. But what do the scarifications say? Cheat sheet below
We took this photo in Ibadan recently. Scarification is getting harder and
They commemorate their warrior ancestors who fought against slave traders (Video)
This 20 minute documentary takes you through Epe town, to look at its thriving fish industry , chat with the Oba and also see the Eebi Epe Festival
Were Yorubas sold for beads during The Atlantic Slave Trade? Did Yoruba speaking people sell others for beads?
Various accounts mention beads being exchanged for humans in West Africa.
" Glass beads were a regular cargo from England to Africa. In
Though many know that beads were one of the products traded in exchange for humans between Europeans and West Africans in the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade era, not many know that the Yoruba had their own bead manufacturing industry at
Togo is a rich and enticing French speaking West African country. Seeming like just a strip of land cocooned between Bènin to the East and Ghana to the West ,Togo is blessed with "pristine coastlines, lush rain forests