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Culture, Identity and the roles of Women in Oromo Society November 28, 2013

Posted by OromianEconomist in Culture, Humanity and Social Civilization, Kemetic Ancient African Culture, Oromia, Oromiyaa, Oromo, Oromo Culture, Oromo Identity, Oromo Nation, Oromo Social System, Uncategorized.
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Oromo woman in tradition, Oromia, East Africa

‘Oromo society views women as the dominant creators and assimilators of cultural symbols. At this time, women were independently creating their own material expressions based on the emerging nationalist consciousness sweeping the Oromo countryside, and these practices continue today through the manipulation of new materials in the production of upper torso body art. Oromo women’s dress is most closely associated with the lower body and its association with procreation.’

http://oromocentre.org/2012/06/02/oromo-society-views-women-as-the-dominant-creators-and-assimilators-of-cultural-symbols/

http://gadaa.com/oduu/13959/2012/06/02/oromo-society-views-women-as-the-dominant-creators-and-assimilators-of-cultural-symbols/

http://www.creative8studios.com/oromia/

 

 

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1. Rashid Faridi - November 27, 2013

Reblogged this on Rashid's Blog.


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