Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Support Of Our Fam

Emhetep Bro Awotunde,
Once again i agree with what is going on. Case in point to what u said earlier"On another note in relation to people who DO claim nationalism there is a great bridge there a lot of times between political nationalism and spiritual/cultural nationalism. Many of the political nationalists NEVER take a step towards their Ancestors or their Ancestral indigenous traditions of Afrika. So there is no real substance because they have not realized that the ONLY way their nationalism will work is through indigenous tradition COMBINED with nationalism." this remains me of what goes on with groups like the moors and so-called african hebrews israelites. What i mean is why try to build our nation with a non afuraka foundation. really what or who does that serve ....in the end .certainly not us in the long run. and yet these sistas and brothas will fight to the


--- In spiritual_nationalism@yahoogroups.com, "Fawesagu Awotunde Yao Faseyin" wrote:
>
> Mo dupe Saa Sheps for your reply. You are correct in your analysis
> of how Afrikan spiritual and cultural nationalism is often viewed.
> What is sad is that many do not even see the relevance of the
> PRACTICE of said concepts. I often laugh (mostly to myself) when
> people in Afrikan indigenous traditions speak against nationalism or
> do not see its relevance. Why? Because it was nationalism that
> brought the three main traditions that we practice back to us. Lol.
>
> The original Oba of Oyotunji, the founder of the Abosom tradition as
> practiced here in amerikkka, and the same with the Vodun (Afrikan
> Vodun) traditions were all nationalists - all three of them. If it
> were not their nationalistic beliefs and practices we may not have
> been even practicing these traditions. It was true nationalism that
> sparked REAl ideas of REAL freedom - no, not the sit next to the
> white man and white woman on the toilet seat type of "freedom".
>
> On another note in relation to people who DO claim nationalism there
> is a great bridge there a lot of times between political nationalism
> and spiritual/cultural nationalism. Many of the political
> nationalists NEVER take a step towards their Ancestors or their
> Ancestral indigenous traditions of Afrika. So there is no real
> substance because they have not realized that the ONLY way their
> nationalism will work is through indigenous tradition COMBINED with
> nationalism.
>
> And the saga contiinues.
>
> Odabo
>
> --- In spiritual_nationalism@yahoogroups.com, "Saa Shepsu DaniyEL"
> wrote:
> >
> > Emhetep Abibifo,
> >
> > just wanted to thank you for the welcome and for all who have and
> > are working to keep this site as well as the main one up for those
> > sistas and brothas who may not be in positions to reach any
> > abosomfie,egbe,temples and the like.Afrikan Spiritual/Cultural
> > Nationalism is a concept and reality that alot of us dont
> understand
> > or just dont seem to care enough bout to go beyond just reading
> the
> > books or wearing some clothes during b.h.m. i see Afrikan
> > Spiritual/Cultural Nationalism taking us beyond just being covert
> > slaves,overstanding these oppessive laws and mastering how to act
> > outside of them. in closing i thank you all once again
> >
> > Shemhetep, Saa Shepsu
> >
> >
> > --- In spiritual_nationalism@yahoogroups.com, "Fawesagu Awotunde
> Yao
> > Faseyin" wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Awa kaabo Saa Sheps ara egbe tuntun. Inu wa dun lati yin nibi.
> > >
> > > We welcome our newest member Saa Sheps. We are happy to se you
> > here.
> > >
> > > Feel free to tell us a bit about yourself, your spiritual
> > background, if
> > > initiated or not, are you a member or affiliated with an house or
> > > organization that teaches indigenous Afrikan spirituality, any
> > > organizations that are aimed at nation building for New Afrikan
> > people,
> > > katha wa katha (Ki Bantu "swahili" for "etc, etc.").
> > >
> > > We also want to invite the other members who have not introduced
> > > themselves to do so at this time.
> > >
> > > odabo
> > >
> > > New Afrikan Vodun - http://www.newafrikanvodun.com
> > >
> > > Publications - http://www.newafrikanvodun.com/iwakeri.html
> > >
> > >
> >
>
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