Orisa : Yoruba Gods and spiritual identity in Africa and the diaspora / edited by Toyin Falola and Ann Genova.
Contributor(s): Falola, Toyin | Genova, AnnPublisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 2005.Description: ix, 457 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 159221374X (pbk); 9781592213740 (pbk)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
A. Surviving traditions. Ifa texts: diversity and discourse / K. Noel Amherd; Statistical inference in Ifa divination / Dahud Kehinde Shangodoyin and Oluwayemisi Oyeronke Ojo; Iden festival: historical reconstruction from ceremonial reenactment / Yomi Akinyeye; Spirit possession in the Egba festival / Lawrence Oyewole Arohunmolase; Masks and masques in Yoruba ritual festivals: unmasking the past for the present and the future / Jubril Adesegun Dosumu; A re-appraisal of the activities of Esu and moral responsibility in Yoruba religion / Danoye Oguntola-Laguda. B. Dispersal and transformation. Cultural continuities: masking traditions of the Black Mardi Gras Indians and the Yoruba Egunguns / Joyce Marie Jackson and Fehintola Mosadomi; Isese heritages: stremgths and potentials / K. Noel Amherd;The Ipanodu ceremony and the history of Orisa worship in Nigeria and Cuba / Michael Marcuzzi; "Oro Pataki Aganjú:" a cross cultural approach towards the understanding of the fundamentos of the Orisa Aganjú in Nigeria and Cuba / Jo Anna Hunter; The scattering of Oduduwa's children / Faola Ifagboyede; From shrines to glass cases: Yoruba intangible heritage displayed in western museums / Anna Catalani; Ritualizing social identity and globalizing themes in Cuban Santeria: Yoruba imageries and Creole paradigms / Anthony Attah Agbali; Yoruba diasporic performance: the case for a spiritually-and aesthetically-based diaspora / Joni L. Jones. C. New identities. Embodied Orisa worship: the importance of physicality in Yoruba American socio-religious movement / Ikuko Koike; (Re)storying Yoruba cultural myth to unify the double conscious of African American women in the U.S. / Kidogo Kennedy; I got a home in dat rock: memory, Orisa, and Yoruba spiritual identity in African American literature / Kokahvah Zauditu-Selassie; Appropriation and transformation: a study of black nationalism / Sabrina Collins; Gullah connections: crossing over, passing, the links between the worlds / Ramona La Roche