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Three Day Symposium Indigenous African Spiritual Traditions
Toward a unifying dialogue on African indigenous spirituality



PROGRAM DAY TWO



WORLDVIEW ~ FAMILY & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT ~ RITUAL AND PRACTICE


Saturday, April 22nd
Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street
(between Amsterdam & Broadway)



Morning Theme: Indigenous African World View

Afternoon/Evening Theme: Family & Community Empowerment


8:30am - 9am
Check-In: Teachers College
9:15pm - 10:45am Morning Keynote: Feminine and Masculine Concept of Diety
11am - 12:30pm Morning Panel: Commonalities and Distinctions Among African Traditions
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch Break - Special Presentation
1:30pm - 3pm Afternoon Plenary - Dr. Malidoma Patrice Some´ (Author, Of Water & The Spirit )
3:15pm - 4:45pm Workshop Session B
5pm - 6:30pm Workshop Session C
6:30pm - 8:30pm Dinner (May be Purchased On-Site)
  Evening Plenary Session - Panel Discussion
  Special Presentation in Exhibitor Area

PLENARY AND WORKSHOP TOPICS


SA1 - The Feminine and Masculine Concept of Diety
SA2
- Commonalities and Distinctions Among Akan, Yoruba, Dagara, Voudon. . . .

SA3 - Young People's Program
SA4 - Being a Christian While Reclaiming Your African Heritage
SA5 - Sustaining Strong Families in Modern Society: Polygamy, Monogamy, Arranged Marriages

SA6 - Distinctions in African and African American Female Roles
SA7 - Indigenous African Spirituality in the K thru 12 Curriculum

SA8 - Healing, Medicine, and Indigenous African Wisdom
SA9
- Implications of Daily Diet: Carnivorous or Vegetarian?
SA10 - Legitimacy: Breaking Down Barriers of Ignorance, Shame, Prejudice, and Fear
SA11 - Where Do We Go From Here?



Note: This Program is Subject to Updates. Please re-visit.


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




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