Book Review

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Hadiya Ethiopia: Book Cover for Fandaanano: The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia

Book Review by Abbink of Fandaanano The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia

The book: Fandaanano The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia by Ulrich Braukämper.  (Previously I did a write up about this book. It can be purchased at Amazon. We have no affiliation with Amazon.) Below is a great book review article by Jon Abbink of African Studies […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Leemo Hadiya Kidigissa mourners of the dead many on horses (1970-1)

Some Observations on Hadiyyisa Orthography – A Review

Analysis of the Study from a Hadiyyisa Speaker’s Angle   The project An entire 2016 volume of Oslo Studies in Language scholarly journal (available online) was dedicated to publishing a collection of studies conducted by team of researchers from Addis Ababa University, Hawassa University, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Leemo Hadiya celebrating the dead with a decorated horse (1970-1)

What is in the Name? Personal Names in Hadiyya – A Review

Analysis of the Study from Hadiyyisa Speaker’s Angle The project An entire 2016 volume of Oslo Studies in Language scholarly journal (available online) was dedicated to publishing a collection of studies conducted by team of researchers from Addis Ababa University, Hawassa University, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University of Science […]

Praise and Teasing Book: Announcing the availability of PDF on HJ

Praise and Teasing: Narrative Songs of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia

Note: When I first reviewed this book in early 2017 (the review stands), it was very difficult to find a copy of this book in any format. We have come a long way since. Now the book is available below to download in PDF format. About a year ago, one […]