Thursday, December 23, 2010

Ewe Oye: Traditional Yoruba Chieftaincy Leaves

Leaves from this tree are used by the Yoruba for enthroning kings and chiefs. This tree on the Olumo Rock is said to be ever green, even during the harsh harmattan which is when I took this shot.


Kris said...

From the (almost) very bottom of the World down here in Tasmania, I wish you a very Merry Christmas/Yule/Jul/Winter Solstice/Summer Solstice/Amaterasu/Brumalia/ Deygān/Dōngzhì/Hanukkah/Hogmanay/Jonkonnu/Korochun/Kolyada/koleda/Wren day/Lenæa/Meán Geimhridh/Lohri/Midvinterblót/Modranicht/Mummer's Day/Rozhanitsa Feast/Şewy Yelda/Soyalangwul/Ziemassvētki/Āshūrā/Ras as-Sana al-Hijreya or whatever festival you choose to celebrate!

If you’re opting out this year, have a great time in the next few weeks and keep up the good work!

Lolade Adewuyi said...

Thanks a lot Kris. Really appreciate it.