7th Annual Sankofa: Caravan to the Ancestors

NBUF (713) 942-0365, [email protected]                      Monday, September 27 , 2004

What: 7th Annual Sankofa: Caravan To The Ancestors, Galveston, Texas

Focus – SPIRITUAL WARFARE

When: Saturday, October 16, 2004

Who: The National Black United Front -Houston Chapter (NBUF) with the support of the Black community in Houston and across the state and in other cities

Why: Praise The Almighty Creator, Praise Our Holy African Ancestors, Learn African  History & Culture, Gain Blessings For Worthy Endeavors, Community Healing, Community Cleansing

6:30am – Gather at NBUF 2428 Southmore, Houston, Texas For Caravan Departure

7:30am Sharp – Caravan Departure From Houston To Galveston (Round Trip Bus Adults $15.00, Elders & Youth $10.00)

9:00am – Ceremony on Galveston, Beach at 29th St. & Seawall Blvd.

             

Officiating Alaagba Ifa Yomi Fagbenro (Egbe Eegun Jobi, Dallas, TX)Sister Oshunbunmi and Alaafia Ifalade (Ile Orunmulia Sango, Houston, TX)

Please Wear All White for the ceremony

Drum, Dance & Song

           

Special Acknowledgement of Houston Area Ancestors: Momma Ruby Cormier, Dr. Khallid Abdul Muhammad, Enomoyi Ama, Jaramoji Abebe Agyeman, Dr. Lorenza Jelani Williams, Sederick Sussberry and Olaniyi Labinjo

(Free & Open To All Faiths In The Pan-African Community)

12:00noon Approximate Time – Post Ceremony Luncheon

Old Central Cultural Center  2627 Avenue M, Galveston, Texas

Special Guest Speaker: Sister Dr. Marimba Ani (Atlanta, GA)

Author: Let The Circle Be Unbroken & Yurugu: An Afrikan-Centered Critique of European Cultural Thought and Behavior

Delicious Lunch Choice Chicken Plate or Vegetarian Plate

Edutainment By: ZIN

(Adults $20.00, Elders 65+/Youth & Students $15.00)

Call For Vending Information (832) 242-2017

3:00pm Approximate Time – Close of Luncheon & Departure Back To Houston

4:00pm-5:00pm Anticipated Return To Houston

You Can Support by:

Bringing a group to the caravan

Displaying & Distibuting caravan literature yourself, organization, business

Becoming a sponsor or making a contribution to defer cost

All donations help to defer cost of the sojourn and support the building fund, programs and actions of the National Black United Front – Houston Chapter (NBUF). Mailing address NBUF 2428 Southmore, Houston, Texas 77004, e-mail [email protected], phone (713) 942-0365.

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