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Purchased Lives – New Orleans *flashback to FALL forward 2016*

#PurchasedLives2015 #NOLA reflections: “…there’d be a many celebrated tourist haunts in the Quarter laced with “antebellumisms” of slave economy, and the prime commodity of the day — African Ancestored people.” ~ #workingmylines

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When Ancestors inform the Dance

Interview theme “Whose Do You Belong to?!” conceived by Regina Califa, #Dancestory Project Curator, hosted by Wanda Sabir New Orleans native and celebrated International Journalist/Activist of Wanda’s Picks.com  [originally recorded 08.07.15] “Dancestory” is a guided movement source of embodied knowledge – UNEARTHED.

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Family Reunion: Coleman / Culverson, SoCAL recap.

Southern California-– I am a double Family descendant belonging to the Coleman and the Culversons on my maternal side and at the helm hails my 90 year old Grandmother Elsie Waters, daughter of Mabel Coleman and Cleveland Culverson of West

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08-19 – Ancestral Mantras

“We have to live what we talk; be what we want others to say                                                    

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0721 – Ancestral Mantras

“Don’t ever think or allow anyone to tell you that the deities and ancestors don’t walk with you in America as they do elsewhere. Remember, wherever you are thus goes the Spirits.” ~Mami Wata Healers Society http://www.mamiwata.com/MWHS_PHOTOS/photo.html

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Eku Odun – Happy New Year!

“Females carry an ovary of their grandmother”  Learn the ‘lore behind this quote from a post upon my Dance blog, the working organ of my #Dancestory2015 project. _____________________________________ Eku Odun – Yoruba for Happy New Year

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