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…take care of your own backyard

#OAKLAND    “Take care of your own backyard, you just might find your Ancestors. ”    ~Claude Waters, Jr/R. Calloway                                         

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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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Unearthing the Story: When slain Matriarchs speak…

REEEEE-MIIIIX – Genealogists serve in a multitude of professional arenas. In the capacity as Curatorial Director, I was privy to participate in the stellar artistic works and exchange of Muisi-kongo Malonga’s “Kimpa Vita” creation. Daunting, yet always guided we prayed, researched and gathered oral narratives

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2013 Legacy Dunham Workshops in Oakland, CA

 August 11th – 16th — Oakland, CA: Historic week as Oakland is the Dance place for the 2013 Dunham Certification Technique Workshops held befittingly at the Laney College Dance Department, whose legacy lauds such Dance luminaries as Bay Area Pioneer Ruth

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headed for the fields – #Dancestory2013

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