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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 […]

Major Ethnic Groups in Ethiopia

ለነገሩማ ሀዲያ በኢትዮዽያ በህዝብ ብዛት 8ኛ እኮ ነዉ

ይህም የመንግስትን የራሱን የ2007( እ.አ.አ.) የህዝብ ቆጠራ ብቻ በመጠቀም ነዉ። ይህ chart ለማሳየት የሚሞክረዉ በኢትዮዽያ ትልልቆቹን ብሄሮች የህዝብ ቁጥር በ% ስዕል ነዉ። ሰብዓዊ፣ ዴሞክራሲያዊና ራስን በራስ ማስተዳደር መብት የሚወሰነዉ በማንኛዉም ሀገር በህዝብ ብዛት መሆን የለበትም። ቻርቱ እንደሚየሳየዉ የሀዲያ የህዝብ ብዛት ቶፕ ቴን (top ten) ዉስጥ ከመሆንም አልፎ በ 8ኛነት ይታያል። […]

Yahodee Masqala in Hadiya Ethiopia

ያሆዴ መስቀላ ለሃዲያ ሕዝብ ባህላዊና ታላቅ የዘመን መለወጫ በዓል ነዉ እንጂ ሃይማኖታዊ አይደለም። ከኦቶዶክስ ተዋህዶ መስቀል ጋር መገናኘቱ የመገጣጠም ጉዳይ ነዉ

For the people of Hadiya, Ethiopia (and other southerners), Yahode is regarded as the beginning of new year among other things! ያማርኛዉን ትርጉም በቅርቡ በቅርቡ እናትማለን። There is a tendency in the dominant culture in Ethiopia to associate Yahode Maskqalaa with the “finding of the cross of Jesus” of the […]

ሃሬች ህድእል መጣፈ New Testament Pic - Good Amharic Books

እቫንጄልካል የመጽሓፍ ቅዱስ ሊቃውንት ባህልን ማጥፋት ኃጥኣት ነው ኣሉ

የመጽሓፍ ቅዱስና የቲዮሎጂ ጠቢብ Rich Hansen (ርች ሀንሰን) አዲስ አበባ ባለዉ Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) እኣአ  ከ 2010 እስከ 2014 አስተምረዋል። ይህ ጽሑፋቸዉ የኢትዮዽያ እቫንጄልካል ዓለማዊና መንፈሳዊ ብለዉ የሚከፋፍሉት አስተምሮ ራሱ ስዉር ኃጥኣትን የወለደ መሆኑን መጽሓፍ ቅዱሳዊ ትንታኔ ይሰጣል። ጽሑፏን ወደ እኛ ያደረሱትን የሃዲያ ባለዉለታ እቫንጄሊስት ስተፋን ሪተርን […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Libidoo (Maraqo , Marako) Hadiya Girls at a wedding ceremony, singing and dancing (1972-4)

The Depth of Historic Connections Among Oromo Hadiya Raayaa Azaaboo Ashaange

The following is taken from A History of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia book by Ulrich Braukamper, 2012 pp 135/136. Rayyaa, Azaaboo and Ashaange are specified as the three sons of Hube’anaa in all of the traditions recorded. They were bom in Dallo where Hube’anaa is sup­posed to have lived. Rayyaa […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Elinch Fi'il Badawaach Siraaro kululessa maci afal dambalaa lake view 3

One Great Example of Hadiyya (Hadiyyisa) Media Production

More Hadiyya (Hadiyyisa) media contents like this must be produced and distributed Below you will find the first (to my knowledge) documentary of Hadiya narrated fully in Hadiyyissa language showcasing how a quality video content can be produced in this language.  The content; a summary of Hadiya culture, their geography, […]

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: Book Cover for Praise and Teasing Narrative Songs from the Hadiyya of Southern Ethiopia

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

The Genesis of the Book is Audio Recordings First came the 1970-1974 pioneering undertaking to record audio tapes of poetic songs of Hadiya by social anthropologists Prof. Dr. Ulrich Braukämper and Dr. Siegfried Seyfarth. They did so as part of their larger study of ethnic groups  that originated from the ancient […]