In recent years we have seen a very welcome uptick in the number of fantasy books inspired by West African folklore. The Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism movements have paved the way for Black authors across the diaspora to build worlds and tell stories influenced by their heritage, allowing wider audiences to finally meet the spirits of Yoruba lore. But who are these deities, and where do they come from?
Glad they did a piece on Yoruba spirituality, but the pronunciation was atrocious. I can forgive them that once, but they do need to do better.
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW5jHTcCvRk&ab_channel=GetaBetterLifeTV[/embed] Uproar as Ooni of Ile-Ife about to come out with Ade Are on Olojo Festival 2022 & As Rain Stopped. They are Orisha like. Click here to read more about the Ooni’s Aare crown and its historical significance.
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZqQHc6mnIc&ab_channel=Kabiyesitv[/embed] Kabiyesi TV celebrates the first year anniversary of the coronation of the current Olofin of Isheri and Adimula of Aworiland with an interview and information of community improvement efforts.
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