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
This week James Bonnet explains that it’s not the historicity of the marvelous tales surrounding certain figures, but rather the “hidden truths” – which were maintained through their oral tradition accounts – that make these stories worthy…
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Posted on October 26, 2011 by malaika mutere
Oral Tradition, Storytelling
Achilles, Carl Jung, creative unconscious, Heinrich Schliemann, Homer, Individuation, Jesus, King Arthur, Moses, Myths, oral tradition, religion, The Iliad, The Odyssey, Trojan War
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