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About the term ‘Lukumí’

About the term ‘Lukumí’

The word ‘Lukumí’ has a documented history that goes back almost 500 years. See these images and read about the various interpretations in academic papers and books.

A guide to the Sacred Groves of Òṣogbo

A guide to the Sacred Groves of Òṣogbo

Àdùnní Olórìṣà Susanne Wenger wrote a guide for visitors to the Sacred Grove of Ọ̀ṣun Òṣogbo. Get this rare first-hand information now online!  

Yorùbá language courses

Yorùbá language courses

A review of Yorùbá language courses availabe on the market today, for the Yorùbá students and olorisha worldwide.

Yorùbá dictionaries

Yorùbá dictionaries

You are looking for a good Yorùbá dictionary? Here’s a review of 21 of them, including some diaspora vocabulary books.

Yorùbá Publishing Manual

Yorùbá Publishing Manual

A semi-professional guide leading you through common problems with publishing (Orisha literature) in Yorùbá language.

Yorùbá Iron Walking Sticks

Yorùbá Iron Walking Sticks

Òòsùn, Ọbàtálá, Ọ̀sanyìn and Òrìṣà Oko are among the Òrìṣà that have typical iron sticks called ọ̀pá. Here's a basic description, including Cuban and Brazilian offsprings!

The Yorùbá Speech Synthesizer

The Yorùbá Speech Synthesizer

An interview with Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún, who works on the Text-To-Speech application of Yorùbá language and the chances this offers for millions of people. 

Yorùbá Melody Audio Course

Yorùbá Melody Audio Course

Download the free Yorùbá Audio Course with 90 minutes of useful phrases in 22 chapters for Olorisha and cultural tourists! In English, Español or Português.

Dasalu, the Christian Yorùbá in Cuba

Dasalu, the Christian Yorùbá in Cuba

Dasalu was a Yorùbá from Abẹ́òkuta sold into slavery around 1850. With returning Lukumí he could send a letter and later returned to Africa. A portrait of the Trans-Atlantic Yorùbá network.