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Hadiya Flag on Wide Leaf Background

ኢ-ህገ መንግስታዊ ትናንሽ የደቡብ ክልሎች የፈራሹ ደቡብ ክልል ችግሮች ሁሉ ያሉባቸዉ እንደሚሆኑ እርግጠኞች ነን። ይህን መካድ ጉልቻ ቢለወጥ ወጥ ይጣፍጣል እንደማለት ነዉ።

ስለ ሀዲያ ክልልነት ጥያቄ ወቅታዊ ሁኔታ በሰሜን አሜሪካ ከሚገኙ የሀዲያ ተወላጆች የተሰጠ ወቅታዊ የአቋም መግለጫ የሀዲያ ዞን ምክር ቤት የሀዲያን ክልል ለማቋቋም በሙሉ ድምጽ የወሰነበት ታሪካዊ ውሳኔ እነሆ አራተኛ ዓመቱን አስቆጥሯል። ሰሞኑን የሀዲያ ብሔር ሽማግሌዎች የጀግናው ኮሎኔል በዛብህ ጴጥሮስ የማስታወሻ ሀውልት በበህላዊ ምረቃ ሥነስርዓት በከፈቱበት አጋጣሚ ሀዲያ ራሱን ችሎ በክልል […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Badawwaachcho Hadiya: Celebration for the Deceased (continued). Singing Arajja (praise for the dead) by aradaano (singers) (1972-4)

10 January 2001 Publication on UNHCR Website by US Department of Homeland Security About Hadiya

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 […]