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Tag Archives: Ulli Beier

What did visitors to emotanafricana.com check out from January 1 – 31, 2013, & countries checked from?

February 1, 2013

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STATISTICS:   Yoruba aso oke, January views, etcetera. February 1, 2013, 6:01 am Posts for 30 days ending 2013-02-01 (Summarized) 2013-01-02 to Today [Source: http://www.wordpress.com%5D   Of the top 30 posts this past January, Yoruba engagement aso oke, etcetera – Tola Adenle, is the number 1 – not including the Home Page – and was first […]

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Retired General Obasanjo acts proxy on Ataoja Tussle – Tola Adenle

December 11, 2012

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After a disgraceful and meddlesome appearance at the ECOWAS meeting on Ghana’s recent election at which retired General Obasanjo tried to push his dexterous and manipulative ways on the body, rGO – yes, that’s the short form I came up for him because of the zillions of times I had to type his name in […]

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The Beier archival materials & Obasanjo Library: matters arising – Tola Adenle

November 9, 2012

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While I avoid the back and forth that replying people who take umbrage at my essays necessitate, the matter of Osun cultural heritage eats deep and it goes beyond my being married to an Osogbo guy.  I’ve always been interested in the cultural heritage of my native Yoruba: her language, artifacts, the rich hand-woven aso […]

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Ulli Beier: The man who “needed no introduction” continues to speak to many from the grave – Tola Adenle

September 28, 2012

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A Book Review Title:                Book Review Title:                Weighing the cost of pin-making:  Ulli Beier in Conversations Edited:            Remi Omodele Publishers:      Africa World Press, Trenton, New Jersey I had barely gone half the length of the essay by Ms. Omodele when I came to a conclusion that her contribution, a “mere” intro […]

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What are visitors to emotanafricana.com blog reading? Which are the most-read essays?

March 30, 2012

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Most popular essays these past 12 months It gladdens my heart that emotanafricana has become a place to research information. This shows in the way old essays keep propping up in the list long after it was first presented. I wrote “A list of those who have continued to profit from Nigerians’ collective misery thru […]

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Yoruba Classic Aso Oke (3 of 3, contd): Alaari [Ondo Variation] – Tola Adenle

September 29, 2011

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As I promised, I’m posting two wonderful pictures from a wedding day sent by someone I know to add to the collection on Alaari, one of the three classic Yoruba aso oke or ofi, which I recently had occasion to point out is a generic name – like aso oke – for all hand-woven Yoruba […]

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Yoruba Classic Aso Oke [3 of 3]: Alaari – Tola Adenle

September 16, 2011

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This is perhaps the most interesting of the three great classics.  Yeah, interesting may be a vague word but it’s the only word that comes to my mind as I write this.  Pardon me, I’m going to take a shot at the pronunciation but it’s NOT going to be that accurate: ALA (both ‘A‘s are […]

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The Yoruba Clothes, continued – Tola Adenle

September 8, 2011

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The interest that this Blog continues to generate on the Yoruba classic clothes not only heartens me greatly but also challenges me to generate people’s interest more to Yoruba textiles and clothes as the late Ulli Beier’s  Collection at Amherst College in the United States started my interest to documenting everything I know and even […]

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Yoruba aso oke, classic & others [formerly Yoruba classic clothes), including a reader’s suggestion to scholars of Yoruba culture out there

September 6, 2011

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Yoruba aso oke, classic & others [formerly Yoruba classic clothes),  including  a reader’s suggestion to scholars of Yoruba culture out there By Afunleyin Ajipeya Photo Credit:  Depo Adenle, 2011. Above is the first photograph that made me decide to take the bull by the horns and use my own photographs as well as those of family […]

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7-7 dead at 67!

June 17, 2011

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by Tola Just 2 1/2 months ago, we lost the founder of the Osogbo Arts Group, Beier – as all Osogbo indigenes, young and old called Ulli Beier back when he made the city his home in the 50s.  Now, another in the shining firmament that the city has become in the world of arts, […]

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