Black Spirituality Religion : W. African Spiritual Festival - NYC and DC

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  1. Abena

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    NY - Akan Religion Festival, Saturday November 19, 2005
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    Onipa Abusia, an Akan religious and cultural organization, invites you
    to our festival for the abosum Nana Esi Ketewa.

    The Akan tradition is the traditional culture and religion of the
    people of Ghana, West Africa.

    Nana Esi Ketewa is an ancestral deity from Ghana. Nana Esi Ketewa
    is a peace maker and is especially known to help women who want to have
    children.

    Admission is free. Refreshments will be served following the festival.

    You may offer gifts (gin, fruit, cloth, money) or make prayers to Nana
    Esi following the festival.

    Date - Saturday November 19, 2005 8pm

    ***For those outside of NYC, there will be a bus traveling to New York from Washington, DC. Your cash payment of $45.00 dollars will reserve your
    seat. For information please contact Okomfo Akua Duku at
    [email protected]

    or (202) 529-3635.



    Onipa Abusia 92-15 172nd Street, Jamaica NY between Jamaica and 93rd
    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
    For more info on Onipa Abusia and Akan tradition, visit our website

    http://www.onipaabusia.org or send an email to [email protected]
     
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    Correction, The Akan tradtion is the traditional culture and "religion" of the people of the Akan speaking language in Ghana,not the people of Ghana.
     
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    The Akan language comprises of many tribes in Ghana and together they make up a large majority of the southern people in Ghana.
     
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    Yes, I know that - I made an error in the post - it should have said , "of the Akan people of Ghana", and that means those that follow the path of the bosum, (also including the variations, such as diiferent methods of rites, etc...)

    abena
     
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    Thank you....
     
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