They are called babalawo. Widely translated as traditional priest. But get your language straight! In Yorùbá this means “father of deep knowledge”.
Fact is Fiction is the working title of a documentary project currently in development. In search of a different perspective filmmaker Juul van der Laan teams up with professor Sophie Oluwole to look into a pre-colonial philosophy. Read more here
What would you call that in the West? A professor. – Prof. Sophie Oluwole
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