No, No – No! No priest

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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Mamalawo

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