Please note the time for the Akom Kese in Honor of Nana Obo Kwesi has been changed. We will start promptly at 2:00 pm and end at 6:00 pm.
THE BOSUM DZEMAWODZI INVITES YOU TO AN
AKOM KESE IN HONOR OF
NANA OBO KWESI
OCTOBER 29, 2017 – 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
ARDMORE PARK CENTER
ARDWICK ARDMORE ROAD, SPRINGDALE,
Nana Obo Kwesi is an ancient Obosum from the Fante
region of Ghana.
He is a patron deity of the asafo, the warriors. He is known for helping people
with financial and legal problems. He is also an herbalist. His shrine was
brought to America by Nana
Opare Dinizulu I who received it from Nana Okomfo Abena Donkor.
Everyone is welcome. Food and refreshments will be
served. Gifts of White Horse scotch, Jeris white powder, white cloth, hyire,
gala apples and money will be gratefully accepted.
COLORS – PLEASE NO RED, NO BLACK - For more information: Nana Kofi Asinor Boakye
Obo Kwesi says: "Faith is a talisman. Truth is a talisman. Work brings rewards. Say your prayers with faith then get up and work for what you pray for."
NYAME NNWU NA MAWU
“God never dies, therefore I cannot die”
The Dinizulu Center for
African Culture at Aims of Modzawe is pleased to announce that "The Akan
Priests In America" by Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu I is avalable for
purchase at our Facebook shop https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/1132663960147119/
This seminal work published in 1974, introduced a multitude of people
to the akom tradition and gave valuable insight into the selection and
training of akomfo, Akan priests. This book is a must have for everyone
interested in tradional African spirituality and cultural history.
Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu I along with Nana Akua Oparebea launched the
Akan cultural renaissance in the USA which has spread throughout the
African Diaspora. "The Akan Priests In America" played an important
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The single strand of the broom does not sweep the floor by itself.
Please join us in keeping African Culture alive! No contribution is too small. Medase!
The Dinizulu Center for African Culture and Research at Aims of Modzawe, Inc., a non-profit tax-exempt organization, located in the heart of Jamaica, New York, was founded by Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu and Alice Dinizulu, in 1969. For decades it has offered various programs for youth and adults which emphasize instilling a sense of value, pride and purpose through the recognition, development and practice of ones own culture. The center was for thirty years home of the Dinizulu Dancers, Drummers and Singers and The African Diaspora Children’s Museum.
All donations to this endeavor are tax-deductible. Donations may be made at:
For more information on our renovation project please call 347-927-7740.
Thank you for your past and continued support.
Aims of Modzawe Board of Trustees.