Textiles Talk: Honoring Ancestors

“Everyone has ancestors. It doesn’t matter what religion, you have those that came before you, those whose shoulders you stand on.” (13 mins)

Many traditions around the world have annual celebration where they honor the ancestors. Emeritus Professor Henry Drewal discusses traditions of the Yoruba through the lens of an Egugun ensemble in the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. 

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