Masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs.

Awo mask performing at Yoruba Gelede masquerades, Benin

Tunde Odunlade on Yoruba Proverbs & What's Wrong With Nigeria? | KULTURAMA - worldwide

Tunde Odunlade on Yoruba Proverbs & What's Wrong With Nigeria?

Tunde Odunlade on Yoruba Proverbs & What's Wrong With Nigeria? | KULTURAMA - worldwide

Tunde Odunlade on Yoruba Proverbs & What's Wrong With Nigeria?

Africa | "The Lover". Benin // Awo masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs such the uncontrollable passion of romantic relationships. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Africa | "The Lover". Benin // Awo masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs such the uncontrollable passion of romantic relationships. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher

Arts of Being Yoruba: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric

Arts of Being Yoruba: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric (Hardcover)

Arts of Being Yoruba: Divination, Allegory, Tragedy, Proverb, Panegyric

Awo masks performing at Yoruba Gelede masquerades, Benin. Two masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs; the uncontrollable passion of romantic relationships.

Awo masks performing at Yoruba Gelede masquerades, Benin. Two masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs; the uncontrollable passion of romantic relationships.

phlegmfatalee: “ Photography by Veruschka von Lehndorff “When the axe entered the forest, the trees said ‘Look, the handle is one of us!’” — yoruba proverb ”

phlegmfatalee: “ Photography by Veruschka von Lehndorff “When the axe entered the forest, the trees said ‘Look, the handle is one of us!

Yoruba Proverbs: The Good Person

Yoruba Proverbs: The Good Person

Free African Proverb Collection Cross Stitch Patterns: Free Yoruba Forgiveness Proverb Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

Cross-Stitch

Stitch this free Yoruba Proverb Cross Stitch pattern in the floss colors of your choice.

Africa | Awo mask performing at Yoruba Gelede masquerades; masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs. Benin. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela

Africa | Awo mask performing at Yoruba Gelede masquerades; masks illustrate well-known cautionary Yoruba proverbs. Benin. | ©Carol Beckwith and Angela

474 Likes, 5 Comments - Afromentality (@afromentals) on Instagram: “Repost @chromosomal_adam ・・・ "The bell rings loudest in your own home." ~ Yoruba Proverb #melanin…”

474 Likes, 5 Comments - Afromentality (@afromentals) on Instagram: “Repost @chromosomal_adam ・・・ "The bell rings loudest in your own home." ~ Yoruba Proverb #melanin…”

Yoruba Proverb crossstitch

Cross-Stitch

This model of the free Yoruba Forgiveness Proverb was stitched with Caron Impressions floss.

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor. ~Yoruba Proverb

Red Triangle Earrings, Tribal Ethnic Earrings, Enamel Earrings, Lampwork Earrings, Colorful Boho Earrings, Starburst Earrings

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor.

What you give you get, ten times over.   ~Yoruba Proverb GlobalGiving: donate to charity projects around the world

What you give you get, ten times over. ~Yoruba Proverb GlobalGiving: donate to charity projects around the world

"When you stand with the blessings of your mother and God, it matters not who stands against you." ~ Yoruba proverb

A Goddess is the form that a feminine archetype may take. Goddess types represent models of ways of being and behaving that we women all share and recognize from the collective consciousness.

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