Etu/Ettu

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Title

Etu/Ettu

Description

A gentleman in a hat doing the etu/ettu dance. A group of persons cheer him on. Etu is an African retained dance kept alive by a small group of people in Hanover who claim Yoruba (Nigerian) ancestry. Etu may be part of a ‘play’ performed at wedding feasts and ‘nine nights.’

Subject

Etu (Dance); Dancers; Folk dancing - Jamaica

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0004168

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“Etu/Ettu,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed October 20, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/2498.