MOTHERHOOD AS A SOURCE OF EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN YORUBA CULTURE

MOTHERHOOD AS A SOURCE OF EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN IN YORUBA CULTURE by: TAIWO MAKINDE Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria ABSTRACT The paper looks into Yoruba culture with emphasis on motherhood and how it empowers women in Yorubaland. It also looks at other areas of Yoruba perception of women and how these different perceptions empower women in[…]

EL DIOS SUPREMO DE LOS YORUBAS

RESEÑA DE LAS FUENTES, por Pierre VERGER No podemos intentar una definición del concepto de dios supremo entre los yorubas sin referirnos antes al conjunto de la religión yoruba. Sobre el tema existe una abundante literatura, pero antes de aceptar las ideas y conclusiones que nos ofrece, debemos analizar las condiciones y preconceptos que han[…]

Africa’s Oldest Known Boat

8000 years ago, Nigeria. “Africa’s oldest known boat” the Dufuna Canoe was discovered near the region of the River Yobe. The Canoe was discovered by a Fulani herdsman in May 1987, in Dufuna Village while digging a well. The canoe’s “almost black wood”, said to be African mahogany, as “entirely an organic material”. Various Radio-Carbon[…]