NIGERIAN DYKE REALNESS

From Henna Tattoos to Jerk Chicken

January 22, 2020 Yvonne Onakeme Etaghene Episode 6
NIGERIAN DYKE REALNESS
From Henna Tattoos to Jerk Chicken
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NIGERIAN DYKE REALNESS
From Henna Tattoos to Jerk Chicken
Jan 22, 2020 Episode 6
Yvonne Onakeme Etaghene

Yv. nerds out about the origins and history of henna not only as a beautiful form of body art over 5,000 years old, but also the plant henna comes from and its medicinal, spiritual and cosmetic uses. Henna is used all over the world--in Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt, India, Iran, Yemen and more. How has henna use in the U.S. impacted the authenticity of this artform and its aesthetics? What is lost when an artform like henna travels to places where there is no cultural context for it? Also: henna should be its own official tattoo style  people specialise in period point blank. 

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Show Notes

Yv. nerds out about the origins and history of henna not only as a beautiful form of body art over 5,000 years old, but also the plant henna comes from and its medicinal, spiritual and cosmetic uses. Henna is used all over the world--in Tunisia, Nigeria, Egypt, India, Iran, Yemen and more. How has henna use in the U.S. impacted the authenticity of this artform and its aesthetics? What is lost when an artform like henna travels to places where there is no cultural context for it? Also: henna should be its own official tattoo style  people specialise in period point blank. 

Support the show (http://www.patreon.com/myloveisaverb)