BOAKYE FIE - Promoting the Sacred Cultural Life of Africa

I am pleased to
announce the graduation of my granddaughter Okomfowaa Yaa (Yaayaa) Nyo. She has been on a spiritual journey filled with many ups and downs but she has stood strong through them all. She has completed all of the requirements to become an Okomfo (Priestess) to Nana Esi Ketewaa. She is now Okomfo Yaa Aboagyewa. I say medase  paa to everyone that has aided her  in achieving this important milestone in her life. I especially thank those of you who donated money to help with her graduation expenses. If you have not made a contribution it is not too late. Donations  may be made at Again medase for your generosity.

Nana Kofi Asinor Boakye I

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." 

“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 available for purchase at our Facebook shop   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 traditional 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 role in this movement.

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.
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