boli

A large calabash rattle covered with a network of buttons. The word boli is of Ewe/Fon origin, and means gourd. This instrument is a local variant of the beaded gourds called ágbe and güiro in Cuban orisha worship and called afoxê and xequerê in Brazilian Candomblé.

Appears in 29 items.
Title Contributor(s) Date Track
Edna Jeremiah wih boli at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah wih boli at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah wih boli at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah with boli at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah with boli at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli), drummers, and unidentified woman dancing at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli), drummers, and unidentified woman dancing at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli) and drummers at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli), drummers, and unidentified woman dancing at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli) and drummers at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Edna Jeremiah (with boli), drummers, and unidentified woman dancing at Shango ceremony Photographer: Lomax, Alan Aug 6, 1962
Iba-i-lé, Iba-i-lé, Mandé Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 13
Ogoun Mayaka Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 14
Kari Wale, Ibaba O Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 2
A-go, A-go, li-lé Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 4
Wele, Wele Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Lena; Performer: McQueen, Irene Aug 6, 1962 6
Odè Imo Ralo Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Lena; Performer: McQueen, Irene Aug 6, 1962 8
Lè Wè, O Koun-o Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Unidentified; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel Aug 6, 1962 9
Yeye Ba 'Beji Ro Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Unidentified; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel Aug 6, 1962 10
Ogun Maa Se Sile Wa Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 12
Dai Èk O-i-a-nóu Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 14
Ragba Ragba Ye Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 1
A-ri-wo Tan Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 2
È-wè, È-wè-lo, Ogoun Bayamba Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 5
Ay Yai, Mi Shango, Alima Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 7
Bring Me Water For Lilly Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 8
Shango De Akaraye Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 9
Se E Gberin O Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel; Performer: McQueen, Lena Aug 6, 1962 10
Arubè-lè Isa-isa Performer: Shango Group; Performer: Unidentified; Performer: Mitchell, Mary; Performer: McQueen, Samuel Aug 6, 1962 9