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Tribute to the Ancestors

 
 
Sat, May 17, 2014
  • 10AM
 
LOCATION:
African Burial Grounds National Monument, 290 Broadway (Manhattan)
 
 
 
 
 
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Saturday May 17, 2014
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A traditional tribute to those who have passed on to the ancestral grounds, this commemoration includes music and drumming; a libation ceremony for the ancestors, conducted by the DanceAfrica Council of Elders; and performances by Groupe Bakomanaga and invited guests. Celebrations are under the guidance of DanceAfrica Artistic Director Baba Chuck Davis, and members of the community are encouraged to take part.