African Rites of Passage

Rites of passage play a central role in African socialization, demarking the different stages in an individual’s development (gender and otherwise), as well as that person’s relationship and role to the broader community. The major stage in African life is the transition from child to adult when they become fully institutionalized to the ethics of the group’s culture. Rites of passage are for this reason critical in nation building and identity formation.

African Clothes

African Clothes

Business Oct 11, 2016

The word Dashiki comes from the Hausa word Yarciki which means shirt. Usually it is worn with a Kufi cap which is worn in Islamic communities in Africa and the African Diaspora along with pants. Today Modern African clothes are associated with dashiki of West Africa although African clothes, as the name suggest, is any indigenous clothes of any African culture.

Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere.

African Cultural Complex

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African Rites of Passage

Rites of passage play a central role in African socialization, demarking the different stages in an individual’s development (gender and otherwise), as well as that person’s relationship and role to the broader community. The major stage in African life is the transition from child to adult when they become fully institutionalized to the ethics of the group’s culture. Rites of passage are for this reason critical in nation building and identity formation.

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African Clothes

African Clothes

BusinessCulture October 11, 2016

The word Dashiki comes from the Hausa word Yarciki which means shirt. Usually it is worn with a Kufi cap which is worn in Islamic communities in Africa and the African Diaspora along with pants. Today Modern African clothes are associated with dashiki of West Africa although African clothes, as the name suggest, is any indigenous clothes of any African culture.

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Culture And Commerce

24/7 the world spins on the trade in culture of some kind. You wearing someone’s culture right now, you went to an Italian restaurant last night? Well that is someone’s culture, you enjoyed some Sushi for Lunch, well that is also someone’s culture. You planning to see X-Men: Days of Futures Past– oh yes that is someone’s culture and history–Look carefully at the history in it. Only us make ahistorical films and think art and culture are exempt from politics and economics. The Rest of the world got these things figured out 1000s of years ago. So much so that now when you want to buy African culture they not only own theirs, they own ours also

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Adinkra Symbols & Meanings

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo. On cloth and walls, in pottery and logos, these Asante tribe symbols can be found everywhere.

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Cultural Unity of Africa

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Akan, Zulu, Jola, Xhosa, Maasai, Mursi, Yoruba Rites of Passage

Rites of passage play a central role in African socialization, demarking the different stages in an individual’s development (gender and otherwise), as well as that person’s relationship and role to the broader community. The major stage in African life is the transition from child to adult when they become fully institutionalized to the ethics of the group’s culture. Rites of passage are for this reason critical in nation building and identity formation.

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Libation | A Ritual in African Life

Libation in Africa is a ritual of heritage, a drink offering to honor and please the Creator, the lesser divinities, our sacred ancestors, humans present and not present, as well as the environment. This ritual is also practiced in many other parts of the world. Among Africans it may also be deployed to issue curses upon wrongdoers.

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Why Kwanzaa

Why Kwanzaa

CultureFamily April 27, 2012

The Pan-African Diaspora Holiday We must carve out of the hard rock of reality the place we want to stand on and leave as a legacy for those who come after us–Maulana Karenga As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa... Read more
African Classical Music

The word classical is not reserved for things originating from Europe. Most cultures produce classical works in all aspects of the arts. So the higher arts of any traditional society can therefore be called classical works. Classical African American music means art-forms like jazz. Africa have a very ancient traditional of African classical music going back to before the royal courts of Sundiata.

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