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The One and Only Baba

Thursday, June 5, 2008

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Baba Forde sits in his sanctum. He is dressed in a sky-blue dashiki, his white hair making a stark contrast. To enter where he is, one must pass several shrines and offerings all about the yard of his home. Burnt bull horns, feathers and flowers are everywhere. “I am the only Baba in T&T. I am the head of the Orisa faith!” Forde proclaims.

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Fruits, flowers, honey for Oshun

Thursday, June 5, 2008

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Fruits, flowers, honey for Oshun

HUNDREDS of Olorisa from different communities around the country journeyed to Salybia last Sunday to celebrate the seventh Oshun Festival. The Olorisa covered the beach in a dazzling array of colours. Pink which is the goddess Oshun’s colour and white were the most predominant among the riot of colours at the festive occasion.

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