Yoruba people

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Was excited to stumble on this today: Filmmaker’s Statement Directing and producing the documentary Etu & Nago: The Yoruba Connection was an act of faith. It became a burning desire after… Yoruba People, Family Songs, Documentary, Dancing, Connection, Trail, Rabbit, Faith, Building

Jamaican Etu dancing

The Etu or Nago people have family dances which are performed when the family song is sung and rhythm is played. The dance is done in a circle moving towards...

Yoruba adire seller at market in Ibadan, Nigeria in Photo from "Nigerian Artistry" by Pat Oyelola. African Culture, African History, African Art, Tribes Of The World, Yoruba People, African Textiles, Weaving Art, African Beauty, West Africa

Yoruba adire seller at market in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1963. Photo from "Nigerian Artistry" by Pat Oyelola.

PHOTO ESSAY: A Few Images of Precolonial West African Women « curiosity killed the eccentric yoruba Orisha, African Culture, African History, African Hairstyles, Afro Hairstyles, Natural Hairstyles, Wedding Hairstyles, African Beauty, African Women

10 Fashionable Afro Hairstyles for Women

Afro hair is typically associated with natural curls that have a thick, frizzy texture. Such a distinctive type of hair might seem hard to manage, but this has not stopped African beauties from spo…

 Circa Along the coast of West Africa in the and early Yoruba people were often called “Aku” after their typical greeting “E ku …” -- I love the way she's sitting, unafraid to take up the space she deserves! African Tribes, African Diaspora, African Art, Black History Facts, Strange History, Yoruba People, Asian History, British History, African Royalty

Jeunes Filles Acouses, 1919

Along the coast of West Africa in the C19th and early C20th Yoruba people were often called “Aku” after their typical greeting “E ku …”