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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 […]
ትዉልድ የማይሳዉ ሥራ ነዉ። ግን ገና ምኑን ኣይተን ያሰኛል። ምክንያቱም ገና መካተት ያለባቸዉ ሌላ ሀዲያ መህበረሰቦች በየቦታዉ አሉና። መጀመሪያ ይህን ሥራ በቪድዮ ለመሥራት ስፖንሰር ያስፈልገዋል።
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 […]
These are readable pictures of a few partial pages (excerpts) taken from Praise and Teasing: Narrative Songs of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia written by Prof. Ulrich Braukämper and Dr. Tilahun Mishago. The excerpts showcase both the beauty of the art and how the art was used to praise Prof. Ulrich Braukämper. […]
Quote from Amazon‘s book description: Monographic analyses of ethnic groups have always been a major concern of Cultural Anthropology. Yet, a holistic approach encompassing all spheres of culture in one volume is usually unachievable. Publications on the history and the agrarian economy of the Hadiyya, a group of about two […]
We think this is the most comprehensive scholarly book ever written about Hadiya people of Ethiopia. Quote from Amazon’s book description: The Hadiyya are an ethnic group of 1.5 million people in central-southern Ethiopia. Linguistically they belong to the Highland East Cushitic cluster. In Ethiopian and Arabic chronicles between the […]