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Head of State Obasanjo, second from left, went to visit the Epe General Hospital where Mohammed Talukder on the right with his back turned is speaking about how the surgical skills were improved at the hospital as well as how there was more…

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Shirin Talukder pictured with her two children in front of their house in Ibiade

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Cultural and educational display at the Orisha Art Exhibit. The display includes the batá drums, and peripheral instruments used in Afro-Cuban music, an orisha Oyá doll, a handmade Eleguá, Orisha tiles and a an Orisha poster.

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The Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble was asked to share the traditions and cultures of the Caribbean through music, dance and song as part of the 2010 NAACP Kwanzaa Celebration. Raíces Ensemble members are pictured here playing batá and singing to…

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Raíces student performer Aja Washington dancing Yemayá, the orisha, or force of nature, of the ocean. In Nigeria, the orisha Yemayá was originally a river, but in the evolution on the island of Cuba, during and after the trans-Atlantic slave trade,…

EFMI_Orishas_Infosheet_2011.pdf
Brief description/definition of Orisha, or Forces of Nature from Nigeria and Cuba.
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