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Deputies Can’t Stop Animal Sacrifices Inside Waterford Lakes Home

24. June 2008

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Deputies Can’t Stop Animal Sacrifices Inside Waterford Lakes Home

Homeowners, police and media are hounding AbOrisa after discovering they sacrifice animals as a part of their religious traditions.

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A New Vision for Odunde

19. June 2008

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A New Vision for Odunde

Odunde is the largest African cultural festival in Philadelphia, and one of America's largest and longest-running celebrations of African culture. Since its inception as a one-day street festival, Odunde has drawn more than a million celebrants, including visitors from as far away as West Africa.

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Miami Herald Rooster? Funny, Offensive or Complimentary of the Orisa?

13. June 2008

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Miami Herald Rooster? Funny, Offensive or Complimentary of the Orisa?

A newsroom source reports that someone has left a large life-size replica of a rooster on a counter in the fifth floor Miami Heral newsroom. It was supposedly left by a Santeria Priest who is helping employees save their jobs.

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Fruits, flowers, honey for Oshun

5. June 2008

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Fruits, flowers, honey for Oshun

HUNDREDS of Olorisa from different communities around the country journeyed to Salybia last Sunday to celebrate the seventh Oshun Festival. The Olorisa covered the beach in a dazzling array of colours. Pink which is the goddess Oshun’s colour and white were the most predominant among the riot of colours at the festive occasion.

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26. June 2008

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Native Americans demand billions from US in land profits suit

After hearing closing arguments that followed a 12-year marathon legal battle, US District Judge James Robertson on Wednesday indicated he was not ready to endorse an amount in the tens of billions of dollars as argued by lawyers representing the Native American plaintiffs.

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23. June 2008

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Onipa Abusia’s Summer 2008 Upcoming Events

Upcoming Akan Traditional African Religious events and festivals for summer.

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23. June 2008

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Ancestral Event & Akom - June 28

Greetings! Along with our 8th annual day of ancestral commemoration ceremony we are also hosting our first annual Akom. Akom is the healing ceremony of the Akan people which combines drumming, song, and dances.

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16. June 2008

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Massachusetts Blames Cow Tongue on Santeria?

A severed cow tongue shows up in the mail in Spring, MA and rather than actually wait for evidence, a local reporter takes the opportunity to increase anxieties and religious stereotypes around Santeria. He also does the 100 yr old duty of white men and quickly compares it to Satanism, which has no roots in Afrika at all.

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