Lukumi

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Name: Lukumi
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Focus on African religious roots opens rifts among the branches

OSOGBO, Nigeria — The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith.Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from São Paulo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty, ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

OSOGBO, Nigeria • The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith.Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from Sao Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty, ... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

OSOGBO, Nigeria — The worshippers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith.Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from Sao Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty, ... [Published Kentucky.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

What is your vehicle’s local nickname, if any?

I n Uganda (I am not sure of other countries), one of the similarities between cars and human beings is that both are or can be nicknamed. Just like that colleague called “Brown” because of their light skin complexion, there is a car named “Kigaati” (Luganda ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

As Santería grows and evolves, the increasing focus on Africa opens rifts among the sects

OSOGBO, Nigeria -- The worshipers flock from Miami, Venezuela, Brazil and other far-flung destinations on their pilgrimage into the heartland of the tribal faith.Alexandre Texiera Ramos flew from São Paolo to Lagos, then drove five hours to this dusty, ... [Published Miami Herald - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists from America... in love with Nigeria’ s cultural heritage

The desire to explore rich cultural and artistic heritage of Nigeria led two journalists from America —Michael Clapp and David Orvalle — to the expansive Ile-Ona Museum of Arts in Iragbiji, Osun state, home of the multi-talented artist and Eesa of Iragbiji, ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Dec 16 2013 - Updated Dec 16 2013 - 1 reports

Is Polygamy Headed For The Supreme Court?

In a lawsuit brought by Kody Brown, star of the reality show Sister Wives, a federal judge in Salt Lake City on Friday struck down part of Utah’s 1973 anti-bigamy law, finding that while a man does not have the right to legally marry multiple women, ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Dec 16 2013]

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"Nobody could tell me," Carranza recalled. "This religion comes from Africa, but a lot of the knowledge was lost."
...raditional religion does not die," Agboola said, adding that the Yoruba sects in Florida and Latin America are crucial to keeping the beliefs alive. "We are happy when the gospel of Ifa is circulating all over the world."

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Focus on African religious roots opens rifts ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 12 2014]
As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing f... [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 05 2014]
Old faith, new divisions [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 05 2014]
As Santeria grows and evolves, the increasing f... [Published Kentucky.com - Apr 02 2014]
What is your vehicle’s local nickname, if any? [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 27 2014]
As Santería grows and evolves, the increasing f... [Published Miami Herald - Mar 26 2014]
Journalists from America... in love with Nigeri... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Mar 19 2014]
Is Polygamy Headed For The Supreme Court? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Dec 16 2013]
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