“Africans believe in something that is difficult to render in English. We call it UBUNTU… It means the essence of being human. You know when it is there and when it is absent. It speaks about humaneness, gentleness,… Read More
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Posted on December 1, 2011 by malaika mutere
African Culture, Afrocentricity, Colonial Experience, Hero's Journey, Oral Aesthetics, Oral Tradition
Bantu, British Invasion, David Livingstone, Desmond Tutu, Ebonics, Egyptian Mysteries, Henry Morton Stanley, hero's journey, John Hanning Speke, Joseph E. Holloway, Makerere University, masquerade motif, mojo, Nakasero Primary School, oral-aesthetic, Sheng, ubuntu, Uganda
When the missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They said, “Let us pray.” We closed our eyes. When we opened them, we had the Bible and they had the land. ~… Read More
Posted on November 2, 2011 by malaika mutere
African Culture, Afrocentricity, Hero's Journey, Oral Aesthetics, Oral Tradition, Storytelling
Auset, Carl Jung, colonialism, Desmond Tutu, eye of horus, Hathor, hero's journey, Heru, Horus, Hotep, Individuation, Isis, James Bonnet, Joseph Campbell, Kemet, Lake Victoria, masquerade, Mataria, metaphor, Nile, Nommo, Sankofa, talking drum, ubuntu
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