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Why other people’s faiths don’t work for us?

It is my belief that because we have been so accustomed to believing that we were left in North America with no culture and no roots. Many of us when we go out looking to fulfill our spiritual quest, we replace the cultural religious perspective of our enslavers with some other foreign cultural pers…

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What is Kamitic/Kemetic Shamanism?

 


A couple of people I have spoken with online have looked at my book, website and asked what is Kamitic/Kemetic Shamanism and how did I come up with it? I couldn’t clearly actually sum it up in a few words or sentences because it was something that I just sat down one day and decided to make. It…

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Dancing with the Dead

This video feed is a New Orleans Jazz Funeral for tuba player Kerwin James.  This is custom of dancing with the dead is believed to be influenced from the Kongo people of Central Africa.  Note the rocking movement of the casket and the ceremoniously wearing of the colors white and black…

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