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Mark My Word: Wisdom, Wit & Prophecy

  • The Sacred Well 536 Grand Ave Oakland, CA, 94610 United States (map)

Mark My Word: Wisdom, Wit & Prophecy
with Chief Luisah Teish
Friday, May 1, 7:00-8:30PM
The Sacred Well, 536 Grand Avenue, Oakland, 510-444-9355
Free, donations gratefully accepted

Through visualisation, songs, and chants, Yeye Teish highlights the wisdom of proverbs, myths, and stories from the orature of the African diaspora. Meet Elegba the Trickster; Oshun, Goddess of Love, Art, and Sensuality; and a host of Illustrious Ancestors of magic and power for us to inherit. Teish shares personal stories of growing up among the whisperings of Voudou in New Orleans and how spirit saved her from mean streets, slippery slopes, and rabbit holes. Participants are invited to remember the proverbs and stories that coloured and flavoured their own lives and share them with the group.

Earlier Event: May 1
May Day Pizza Day
Later Event: May 1
May Day Ceremony For Abundance