Black Spirituality Religion : (NYC) W. African Spiritual Event Sat. April 17

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    Everyone and anyone is welcome to attend.

    NY - Akan Religion Festival, Saturday April 17, 2004

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    The Onipa Abusia, an Akan religious and cultural organization, invites you
    to our Nana Asuo Botopre Festival. The Akan tradition is the traditional
    culture and religion of the people of Ghana, West Africa. Please join us as
    we pay homage to Nana Asuo Botopre. Nana Asuo Botopre is an ancient male deity from the Ashanti region of Ghana. Nana Asuo Botopre states that he was with God (Nyame) when He created the earth. Asuo Botopre councils and helps all who come to him.

    For those outside of NYC, there will be a bus traveling to New York from
    Washington, DC.
    Your cash payment of $35.00 dollars will reserve your seat. This payment is
    due on or before Sunday, April 4, 2004. For further information please
    contact Okomfo Akua Duku at
    (202) 529-3635 or email [email protected].

    Admission is free. Refreshments will be served following the festival. Your
    gifts and offerings (Gordon's Gin, fruit, cloth, orange soda, money)
    may be presented following the festival.
    8pm, Saturday April 17, 2004.

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    NYC Travel Directions:
    Onipa Abusia
    92-15 172nd Street, Jamaica NY
    Entrance on 172nd Street, between Jamaica and Archer Avenues
    Directions - E or J train to Parsons and Archer (last stop)
    Bus 54 or 56 on Jamaica Ave. to 170th, then walk to 172nd
    Or 110 on Jamaica (in front of Old Navy) to 172nd
    F train to 169th - walk down 169th to Jamaica Ave., left to172nd

    NO pork or cola products permitted.

    For further information call 718 658-2600 or 718 525-4633

    **Email - [email protected]**

    For more info on Onipa Abusia and Akan tradition, please visit our website:
    www.onipaabusia.org

    We look forward to you joining us.
    MEDASE (Thank you).

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    Eye Awurade na Nye,
    (God makes it all possible)


    "That the highest work, a bringing together of the people, will take centuries. You have been told you belong to one...no one told you they are but a small fragment of one community that misfortune blew apart. Of that exploded community...all these are merely scattered pieces of what once came together.
    The Akan was once something whole; a people that knew only one name we seldom he! ar these days: the community of Black people."
    "The Healers" by Ayi Kwei Armah
     
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