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Three Day Symposium Indigenous African Spiritual Traditions

Toward a common dialogue on African indigenous spirituality


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Dr. Malidoma Patrice Some´,
Author,  Of Water & the Spirit


Ra Un Nefer Amen, 
Founder, Ausar Auset Society
 


Iyalorisa Oseye Mchawi, 
Yoruba Priestess, Omo Obatala Egbe 

Dr. K. Bunseki Fu-Kiau, 
Congolese Scholar In Residence, Ife Tayo Cultural Center 


Sangoma Sibongile Nene, 
Zulu Priestess, Sangoma African Spirituality Source 


James Small, 
Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations 

Kamau Kokayi, M.D.,
Host, WBAI, Global Medicine Review 



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Co-Sponsors: Harlem Village, TC African Studies Working Group,
Ausar Auset Society, Onipa-Abusia, Omo Obatala Egbe, Dinizulu, Institute, House of Ngolo, Veg Soul, Dagara East Coast Village, TC Film & Education Research Academy, Katilaonta

Friday, April 21st thru Sunday, April 23rd
Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street
(between Amsterdam & Broadway)



Three Day Symposium

Indigenous African Ways of Knowing
Commonalities and Distinctions Among West African Traditions
Healing, Medicine, and Indigenous African Wisdom
Legitimacy: Breaking Down Barriers of Ignorance, Shame, Prejudice and Fear
  Indigenous African Spirituality in the K-12 Curriculum
Sustaining Strong Families in Modern Society: Polygamy, Monogamy, Arranged Marriages
Ritual Intimacy in Indigenous Traditions
Distinctions in African and African-American Female Roles
Ritual, Divination, and Day to Day Practice
African Art, Drum and Dance as Spiritual Practice
Implications of Daily Diet: Carnivorous or Vegetarian?
The Infusion of African Spirituality into World Religions
The Egyptian Legacy in World Religious Traditions

Program for Young People: Creating Ritual


FOR EXHIBITOR AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION
CALL 718-796-4143 OR info@africanspirituality.org





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