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    Yoruba Symbols

    I want to get a tattoo on my foot. I really want a symbol from the Yoruba tribe, as that is what my granddad was. I have searched online high and low. Can anyone help me with this?

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    if yuh cyah find it online, you might have to go to your local library and search for books on the tribe, they might help you.

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    i have a book of Yoruba and Afro-Caribbean symbols at home. I just don't remember the title right now.

    you can also try some of these sites

    http://www.archaeolink.com/african_a...ies_yoruba.htm

    http://www.africaguide.com/culture/tribes/yoruba.htm

    http://exploringafrica.matrix.msu.ed.../activity1.php
    Last edited by Taina; 09-29-2006 at 11:23 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharkie View Post
    if yuh cyah find it online, you might have to go to your local library and search for books on the tribe, they might help you.
    Lord! You scaring me. I have not been to the library since I stole a biography Marie Antoinette in middle school.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XtasyReds View Post
    Lord! You scaring me. I have not been to the library since I stole a biography Marie Antoinette in middle school.
    well if yuh doh want it free ( i cheap unlike allyuh rich imixers). go to amazon.com search the book, put it on hold, go to the store and see if that's what you need.

    *barnes and noble...not amazon*

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    to me they all over the net accompanied by explanations

    Google is your friend
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    Quote Originally Posted by Taj View Post
    to me they all over the net accompanied by explanations

    Google is your friend
    I have used Google but not come up with Yoruba symbols just West African symbols. Feel free to share your search results.

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    there are some on this site Orisha Symbols
    there is a realy simple one of just a cirule with a cross trough it

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    cool thread... i wanted to get another tattoo for my bday... A yoruba symbal might be one of the tats i get
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    Quote Originally Posted by sweetsourstrawberry View Post
    there are some on this site Orisha Symbols
    there is a realy simple one of just a cirule with a cross trough it
    Your first post and u bring up something 5 years old? Xreds done add 20 new tats since then. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swerve View Post
    Your first post and u bring up something 5 years old? Xreds done add 20 new tats since then. Lol
    I was thinking the same thing......musse one ah dem who get ketch in de imix deportation round up....
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    she was probably doing a search for Yoruba symbols on google and dis search pop up
    the healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.

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