Documentation of the Traditional Knowledge of the Ifa in Nigeria

This project involves the documentation of 256 “odus,” or stories, of the babalawos of Oyo state.

The chants of “babalawos,” or elderly priests, of the Ifa are reflections of Yoruba history, language, and beliefs. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Nigeria Organiser(s): Ifa Heritage Institute Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $136,899 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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