YORUBA LANGUAGE IS DYING!-NEW BOOK ON ISSUES IN YORUBA RELIGION/LANGUAGE/CULTURE BY ROTIMI OGUNJOBI

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YORUBA CULTURE-A NEW BOOK ON ISSUES FACING THE CULTURE/RELIGION-INCLUDES MY ESSAY “THE DEATH OF YORUBA LANGUAGE?”

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Perspectives of Yorubaland: Compendium of Writings about Yoruba Arts and Culture
By Rotimi Ogunjobi

Perspectives of Yorubaland:
Compendium of Writings about Yoruba Arts and Culture
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Rotimi Ogunjobi
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xceedia – tee publishing, 2010 – Art – 128 pages

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
References
References
Contents
The Lost Kingdom
7

The Place of Susan Wengers Art in Yorùbá Religion
13

Ethical Insights from Odu Ifá
36

Exploring Art and Spirituality In The Yorùbá Culture
41

Metaphysics and Gender in an African Ritual Play
48

Exploring Ile
62

The Batá Drums
71

Ìbéjì Custom in Yorùbáland
81

The Death Of Yorùbá Language?
89

ODU EJI OGBE Ori Chant
97

The Leopard and Chimera A fable
101

Appendix
128

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Title Perspectives of Yorubaland: Compendium of Writings about Yoruba Arts and Culture
Author Rotimi Ogunjobi
Editor Rotimi Ogunjobi
Edition illustrated
Publisher xceedia – tee publishing, 2010
ISBN 9784983710, 9789784983716
Length 128 pages
Subjects Art / General
Reference / General
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2 Responses to “YORUBA LANGUAGE IS DYING!-NEW BOOK ON ISSUES IN YORUBA RELIGION/LANGUAGE/CULTURE BY ROTIMI OGUNJOBI”

  1. N3 Says:

    We need to reclaim our schools and assert that those in that region be them foreigners or naught learn the Yoruba language or they can not do business there.

    • Yeye Akilimali Funua Olade Says:

      N3-AGREED AGAIN ! SET UP YORUBA ACADEMIES WHERE EVERYTHING IS TAUGHT IN YORUBA LIKE ALL OTHER SELF-RESPECTING LANGUAGE GROUPS TOO! ORGANIZE YOUR OWN NOW EVEN IF IT’S ONE DAY A WEEK IN YOUR HOUSE LIKE WE USE TO DO IN USA-BLACK SCHOOLS STARTED FROM OUR HOMES!

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