Urhobo Healers as Artists: An Article from

WHERE GODS AND MORTALS MEET

 Continuity and Renewal in Urhobo Art

EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE URHOBO PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

April 9  August 16, 2004

 

Perkins Foss, Ph. D.

Guest Curator

 

www.africanart.org


A Dance at a Healing Shrine

A Dance at Aduri medicine shrine (orhan)

Urhobo healers are also artists.

Urhobo healers are also artists. Here, in a performance held in Edjekota in November 1971, a member of the Aduri medicine shrine (orhan) dances at an annual celebration of the successful work of the shrine.

 

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