Yahodee Masqala in Hadiya Ethiopia

The Yaahode Masqala is a Cherished Hadiya People’s New Year Celebration Tradition, not Necessarily a Religious One

ያማርኛዉን ትርጉም ለማንበብ ሊንኩ ይህ ነዉ። The fact that Yaahode Masqala shares one of its month-long celebration days with Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Cross Day is purely accidental. There is a tendency in the dominant culture in Ethiopia to associate Yahode Maskqalaa with the “finding of the cross of Jesus” of […]

Portrait of Prof. Ulrich Braukämper

Aethiopica Journal Published an Article Celebrating the Life and Work of Ulrich Braukämper

Prof. Ulrich Braukämper passed away in October 2018. At the time I published an article on this website reporting the unfortunate news of his untimely passing. His scholarship in the study of the Hadiya people of Ethiopia remains unsurpassed. This quote from my news article summarized well the sentiment at […]

Waumo Manniso Dugancho - Girmas Anna (Girma'aa ooshich hee'u dooli misila)

Waaxumo Manniso Dugancho -Dooyuk Bikina

Qommori lodis ikkaa hoffoomannonnemiQoxxaalisine ki’llaaQalbeexxittaa laqqaaQooroo’m googo iitittaaQabari sawwit amadaaQarammaacha lubaa hoffiissaaQeerra’l ama’n haqaawo sawwittaaQiishanee gogaalanee aashaalanee dirisanneeQooqissoo diranee xuuxoo haraneeQiibatanee cafanee leeranee Qiidaanee iibaabanee xeenanee eelliinchoneeQo’anami aggoo’in sibaaronee xeeboneeQooqi hagayenem sammo iiqoo bilenemQuuqoo Shaashooqi Waar Booyyo’i damba’ili gadani muttaaQunun yoo Bilaate’i higgaaQaanqi bee jori gassaani Alamga’ni googo fissiim hoogimaQullito […]

Hadiya Ethiopia Elders Assembly

በሰሜን አሜሪካ፣ በአውሮፓ፣ በኢሲያና በሌሎችም የአለም ዙሪያ ከሚገኙ የሀዲያ ተወላጆች የተሰጠ የአቋም መግለጫ

የሀዲያ ብሔር በመካከለኛው ኢትዮጵያ ጠንካራ የሀዲያ ስርወ መንግስት መስርቶ ለብዙ መቶዎች አመታት ራሱን በራሱ ሲያስተዳድር የኖረ፣ የራሱ ግዛት የነበረው፣ የዜይላ ወደብ ፌዴሬሽን አባል የነበረና የታወቀ የውጪ ንግድ ግንኙነት የነበረው፣ በማንነቱ፣ በባህሉና በቋንቋው ኩሩ የሆነ ብሔር ነው። ሀዲያ የዳበረ የአስተዳዳር ስርአትና ባህል ያለው እና ከሌሎች ህዝቦችና አገሮች ጋር ግንኙነቶችን ሲያደርግ የቆየ […]

Important Dates in the History of the Hadiya People of Ethiopia

Important Dates in the History of the Hadiya People of Ethiopia

Our review of the source book is here. 9th Century Foundation of Arabic-Islamic principalities at the Horn of Africa including Hadiya Sultanate  since 1225 Diffusion of Arabic version of Kebra nagaSt in Ethiopia ruled by Zagwe Dynasty– Hadiyya mentioned as opponents of the Christian Empire 13th Century Territorial relocation of […]

2020 Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Forces Convention

2020 Convention of Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Forces (EMFF) Announced

Announcing Convention of Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Forces (EMFF) February 8 – 9, 2020 Atlanta GA. Background The Organizing Committee of Ethiopian Multinational Federalist Forces announces a convention to be held in Atlanta to discuss the upcoming national elections and the future of the country. The convention will be a gathering […]

Hadiya Kabeera Youth Demonstration for Rights

ሀዲያ ዞን ምክር ቤት የሀዲያን ክልል ለማቋቋም በሙሉ ድምጽ የወሰነበትን ታሪካዊ ውሳኔ አንደኛ አመት አስመልክቶ የአለም አቀፍ የሀዲያ ዲያስፖራ ህብረት ያስተላለፈው የአቋም መግለጫ

የሀዲያ ህዝብ ለብዙ መቶዎች አመታት ራሱን በራሱ እያስተዳደረ፣ ከሌሎች ህዝቦችና አገሮች ጋር ግንኙነቶችን ሲያደርግ የኖረ፣ በባህሉና ቋንቋው ኩሩ የሆነ ህዝብ ነው። ነገር ግን የሀዲያ ህዝብ በታሪክ አጋጣሚ በሀይል ራሱን በራሱ የማስተዳደር መብቱን ተነጥቆ ቆይቷል። ቋንቋ፣ ሀይማኖትና ባህሉን እንዲተውም ከባድ ጫና ተደርጎበት ለዛሬ ደርሷል። እነዚህን መብቶች መልሶ ለመጠቀምም በተለያዩ ጊዜዎች ጦርነቶችና […]