HMN interviews Tasfaaye w/Masqal Maadde about his recent Hadiyyisa book HADIYYI MINAADAPHPHI DOO’LAMMI KOBI’L WOCCUWWI TIRATINNEM.
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 […]
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 […]
This is another installment of Hadiya Journey’s continued documentation of the earliest resistance the oppressive ruling party of Ethiopia, EPRDF, faced in the country. The Hadiya people were alone at the time in opposing and wining against EPRDF at the time and paying the price for their unyielding peaceful democratic […]
We estimate that the Hadiya’s Fandaanano, the traditional socio-religious system shares over 90% of its features with Waaqeffanna of the Oromo. Irreechaa is a part of Waaqeffanna socio-religious system and the overall Oromo culture. Curios as to how similar Irreechaa and Fandaanano are? You can start by reading my review […]