No, No – No! No priest

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”.



Binary Tales is 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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