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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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rootstech: Check your Spiritual DNA

Woke up on the 3rd Day of #ROOTStech conferencing, WHIPPED from all of the frenzy of information as the Salt Lake Palace Convention Center is huge, boasting “515,000 square feet (47,800 m2) of exhibit space, 164,000 square feet (15,200 m2)

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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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Posted in Dancestory2015, Genealogy

Revisiting Family Tree of Surnames

A Give praise to the Life of our Ancestors imbued with infinite wisdom to UPlift our own. Honor breath -speak their names for the vitality of yOUR existence for they are with you, GIVE light towards their ascension for the

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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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Honoring Our Family Matriarch – “Mama Elsie”

My Grandmother Mama Elsie is the Family History keeper on my maternal side – She has a mind keen like machete for these details. Thus as a result, generations of names are noted to record on both the COLEMAN and

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Ancestors RIZE, WE Live on…iba’se

Daddy Star Shine! This commemorative day I honor my Father’s transition in the post-launch of a lunar eclipse and in the midst of a swift Harvest Season of Ancestral rites, celebrations and atonement.

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…Whose do you belong to?!

Oct. 8, 2013, California — This walk of my life strongly reflects an aspect parallel to my Father’s journey, post fatherhood.  Before I knew him as my Father, I learned that he was born in Summerfield, LA, the youngest of

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#Dancestory2013 – BKNY Steps UP 4 OAK!

JUL3rd- A twitter-call out to Dance-kinship and Ms Denae Hannah answers! – Denae Dance Theatre creates performances from the physical collision of pop culture with high art. Current project: FIVE STAR CHICK. 411: denaehannah.com #RiteOn

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#Dancestory2013 – ZAPPED by Ms. Electra Price – Chief Genealogist

This Sojourn would privy me to the rare sittings and cherished conversations with Eldership who are trailblazers in this burgeoning field of Genealogy; As my interest is of African Ancestored Family Histories in shared vision with Afrigeneas.com, I’d meet a

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