Author page: Dayo Adewoye

Searching for Dignity
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My culture is on a perpetual quest for dignity. We want to be regarded, respected and valued. We teach children to respect their elders (and rightly so). Unfortunately, we often tie a person’s dignity to his or her wealth, possessions, or...

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Oriki Mi (My Oriki)
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In the Yoruba worldview, the individual’s identity is closely tied to the community. It might be said of a person that ‘the community is, therefore, I am.’ Out of this context emerges the Oriki. It is a praise poem celebrating...

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