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Oriki Need to Be Preserved

An interesting article on how Yoruba youth are losing their Oriki.  Oriki are basically the stories behind towns, people, animals, and other things.  They are like the poetry of life that, if someone has been blessed to have, they should learn them and treasure them.

Visit: http://tribune.com.ng/index.php/features/13508-yoruba-oriki-a-dying-cultural-genre