Welcome to the Odu'a Organization of Michigan website! Oduduwa, Olofin Adimula, and First Suzerain of the Yoruba, was the Oba of Ile-Ife. His name, phonetically written by Yoruba language-speakers as Odùduwà and sometimes contracted as Odudua, Oòdua or Odua, is generally ascribed to the ancestral dynasty of Yorubaland due to the fact that he is held by the Yoruba to have been the ancestor of their numerous crowned kings. Following his post-humous deification, he was admitted to the Yoruba pantheon as an aspect of a primordial divinity of the same name.
Carla Baskin, Registered Nurse, BSN Grew up in Detroit. She is the mother of three children and the grandmother of two.