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Trade/itions | Honoring African Spiritual Traditions!
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On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, we will channel our ancestors, using celebration as a tool of liberation through the annual Trade/itions. The multimedia event will explore contemporary manifestations of the African Spiritual traditions that enslaved Africans brought to the west during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Using the lenses of gender, culture, commerce and technology, Trade/itions will offer a collaborative space for spiritual growth and community development.
Presented by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), in partnership with Aaron Davis Hall of the City University of New York, Trade/itions will feature panel discussions, film screenings, children art villages, from traditional spiritual leaders, activists, artists, experts, community organizers, and a intergenerational concert featuring Ella Andall, Navasha Daya, and Oshun!
Panels: Lemonade and Iron, Web Worship, Transacting Tradition, Human Rights in Human Rites, Rhythm Ascensions.
Ella Andall, Oshun, DJ Rich Medina, Dr. Jacob Olupona, Gloria Rodriguez, Valnizia Pereira, Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, Navasha Daya, Dr. Akissi Britton, Dowoti Desir, Roger Bonair Agard, Neg Mawon, Maya Louisa, WUNMI, DJ Carlos Mena, Loira Limbal, Kwayera Archer, Eliciana Nascimento, Dr. Sheriden Booker, Dr. Funlayo E. Wood, Alafia Stewart, Dr. Rachel Harding, Eliciana Nascimento, Carlos De Oliveira, Mitzi Bazelais, Ra Sankhu Khepher, David Sosa, Dominick Guerriero, Jamel Cherry, Regine Roumain, Ayoka Wiles Abel, Frank Maloy IV, and much more!
*Program Subject to Change
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