FLTA Oluwayinka Arawomo Introduces Yoruba Culture to the Community

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On November 18, Oluwayinka Arawomo, Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) for the Department of African Cultural Studies, hosted a table at the International Festival organized by University Apartments in honor of International Education Week. Yinka displayed traditional Yoruba items such as horsetail, ‘sekere’ – a gourd decorated with a net of beads, and traditional attire. Members of the community were delighted to wear the attire, and kids had fun playing with the horsetail and ‘sekere’. 

University Apartments partnered with International Academic Programs and the Wisconsin Alumni Association to host the International Festival. As a capstone event for International Education Week, the International Festival was held in the Eagle Heights Community Center.