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Orunmila

Author:
Orunmila Youngsters of Indigene Faith of Africa  Search this
Orunmila Youngsters International  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1985
20th century
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Cults  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .O788
BF1779.I4 O78
DT1.O788
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_318592

The pastor and the babalawo : the interaction of religions in nineteenth century Yorubaland

Author:
Peel, J. D. Y (John David Yeadon) 1941-2015  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1990
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Yoruba divination  Search this
Christianity and other religions  Search this
Religion  Search this
Call number:
DT1.A1 A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_505082

The Òṣogbo connection : transnational identities, modernity and world view of Yoruba Americans in Sheldon, South Carolina and Alachua County, Florida / by Ajani Ade Ofunniyin

Author:
Ofunniyin, Ade  Search this
Physical description:
282 pages : illustrations (some color)
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
South Carolina
Oyotunji African Village
Florida
Alachua County
Oyotunji African Village (S.C.)
Oshogbo (Nigeria)
Nigeria
Oshogbo
Date:
2008
Topic:
Yoruba Americans--Religion  Search this
Yoruba Americans--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
African Americans--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Orisha religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1028983

An epistemic critique of Ifa as a revelatory source of knowledge / Yunusa K. Salami

Author:
Salami, Yunusa Kehinde  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2015
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Fate and fatalism--Religious aspects  Search this
Call number:
BL2470.N5 A33 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102197

Portrayal of indigenous religion and Ifá divination in Ola Rotimi's Gods are not to blame / Victoria Adeniyi

Author:
Adeniyi, Victoria O  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Rotimi, Ola Gods are not to blame  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2015
Topic:
Religious drama, Yoruba  Search this
Ifa (Religion) in literature  Search this
Call number:
BL2470.N5 A33 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102204

Dilemmas, controversies and challenges of African descendant Ifa priests and practitioners in the United States : some reflections / Tony Menelik Van Der Meer

Author:
Meer, Tony Menelik Van Der  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
United States
America
Date:
2015
Topic:
Priests, Ifa  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
African Americans--Religion--Yoruba influences  Search this
Call number:
BL2470.N5 A33 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102216

Ivan Livingstone photographs

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Names:
Celestial Church of Christ  Search this
Extent:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Ifè (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Somba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Place:
Porto-Novo (Benin)
Ife (Nigeria)
Togo
Nigeria
Ghana
Dahomey
Benin
Africa
Date:
1972-1973
Summary:
The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by original photographer's series and classified by EEPA subject headings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ivan Livingstone is an Afro-Canadian scholar and photographer of Jamaican and Guianese descent. He was raised in Verdun, a working-class suburb of Montreal. Livingstone has taught at McGill University in Montreal, Laval University in Quebec City, and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Benin.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Marketplaces  Search this
Ramadan  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1996-004
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1996-004

"Writing" and "reference" in Ifá divination chants / Adéléke Adéè̲kó̲

Author:
Adéè̲kó̲, Adéléke  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2017
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Chants, Yoruba  Search this
Yoruba divination prayers  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 A34 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1094885

Ifa as a body of knowledge / J. A. Ayorinde

Author:
Ayorinde, J. A  Search this
Abimbọla, ʼWande  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1967
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Priests, Ifa  Search this
Yoruba oral tradition  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .L177
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097713

Convergence and spirituality : Èṣù in Lagos / by dele jegede

Author:
jẹgẹdẹ, dele 1945-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2013
Topic:
Esu (Legendary character)  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Yoruba divination  Search this
Christianity and other religions  Search this
Call number:
BL2480.Y6 E88 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090052

Memorial heritage as fountain of peace and justice in Africa : the case of Ifá in Nigeria / Òkewande Olúwọle Tẹwọgboye

Author:
Tẹwọgboye, Òkewande Olúwọle  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
2016
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Courts, Yoruba  Search this
Philosophy, Yoruba  Search this
Justice, Administration of  Search this
Call number:
DT30.5 .C63 2016
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1087744

Ifa divination : its structure and application

Author:
Àjàyí, Bádé  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Yoruba divination  Search this
Call number:
DT515.45.Y67 U63 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_942856

The concept of "African time" and its manifestation in the traditional art of the Yoruba of Nigeria

Author:
Adejumo, Ademola  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1997
Topic:
Time--Religious aspects  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Time perception  Search this
Time management  Search this
Yoruba divination objects  Search this
Epa helmet masks  Search this
Call number:
QL195.N5 A15X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_839137

The rituals / Chief Fama

Author:
Fama Chief  Search this
Physical description:
x, 131 p. ; 17 cm
Type:
Fiction
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2000
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_707922

Two forms of Afro-Cuban divination / William R. Bascom

Author:
Bascom, William Russell 1912-1981  Search this
Physical description:
p. 169-179 ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Cuba
Date:
1952
Topic:
Divination  Search this
Blacks--Religious life and customs  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Santeria  Search this
Call number:
BF1773.2.C9 B37 1952
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_742181

Elephants and hunters, diviners and oracles : Yorùbá carving in bone and ivory / by Letty Wilson Bonnell

Author:
Bonnell, Letty Wilson  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 238 leaves : ill., maps ; 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2002
Topic:
Arts, Yoruba  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Bone carving  Search this
Ivory carving  Search this
Elephants in literature  Search this
Elephants in art  Search this
Call number:
NX589.6.N5 B66 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_744555

Ìwàpẹ̀lẹ́ : the concept of good character in Ifá literary corpus

Title:
Concept of good character in Ifá literary corpus
Author:
Abimbọla, ʼWande  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1975
Topic:
Character  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Yoruba oral tradition  Search this
Call number:
PL8823.5 .Y65 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_749758

Black saints go marching in : Yoruba art and culture in the Americas

Title:
Yoruba art and culture in the Americas
Author:
Thompson, Robert Farris  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
America
Date:
1983
Topic:
Art, Yoruba  Search this
Aesthetics, Yoruba  Search this
Gods, Yoruba  Search this
Goddesses, Yoruba  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Esu (Legendary character)--Art  Search this
Osanyin (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Ogun (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Oshoosi (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Obaluaiye (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Yemonja (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Osun (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Shango (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Religion  Search this
African influences  Search this
Call number:
E29.N3 T48 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751529

Ifa : the light of my fathers

Author:
Epega, M. Lajuwọn  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
p. 11-14 : ill
Type:
Books
Date:
1935
Topic:
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Yoruba divination  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Divination
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751910

The Ugba-Ifa

Author:
Fatuyi, Rufus Boboye 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1980
Topic:
Agere Ifa  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Call number:
GN419.5 .F26
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751937

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