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Mon, Feb 26


Frank E Merriweather Library

2024 OYÉ Interest Meeting

Join us to become a part of a dynamic group of diverse leaders spearheading change through ancestral wisdom.

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2024 OYÉ Interest Meeting
2024 OYÉ Interest Meeting

Time & Location

Feb 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Frank E Merriweather Library , 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA


About The Event

Do you have an interest in ancestral knowledge, practice and worship?

Are you looking for ways to learn more about your culture but don't know where to start?

Do you have ancestral knowledge you want to share?

Join us this Thursday, January 19th, 2024 from 4-6pm for the first ever OYÉ interest meeting! You'll have the opportunity to contribute your unique ideas for programming in the upcoming year as well as volunteer for open positions within our organization.

Our 4/20 launch event will be focused on traditional methods of cannabis use and how our ancestors used marijuana to connect with the spirit realm.Come learn how you can be a part of this awesome day!

OYÉ is an acronym for Out Your Estimate, which translates to meaning “understanding” in the Yoruba (Nigerian language). ASÉ is another Yoruba word acknowledging the power of making things happen, which loosely translates to “producing change.” OYÉ ASÉ together represents having a deeper understanding to produce change, which is the foundation of our organization. Our mission is increase cultural awareness of ancestral practice through educational events, immersion experiences and end-of-life care.

We are dedicated to empowering families and individuals with the knowledge of ancestral practices, worship and history. We believe that everyone deserves to know their true history, have pride in their culture and access to lived experiences that promote sustainability. Our commitment is to creating ceremonies and learning experiences that are culturally immersive while addressing the intimate complexities of life and death in oppressed communities.

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