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Africa Etymology

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History of Voodoo
The notoriously perceived notion of Voodoo as practiced in the western world is that of grotesquely molded wax dolls with pins sticking out of them. Let's look deeper than that!
Parapsychology >> Spirits
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
I have been fortunate over the past ten years to have had the opportunity to study the shamanism used in the rain forest of southwestern Nigeria. This is the traditional home of the Yoruba Nation which is one of the largest cultural groups in Western Africa...
>> Psychic Abilities
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Human Evolution
The first hominids evolved some 3 or 4 million years ago, and so we have only limited means of determining how they evolved. Although human evolution is an important phase of the history of religion, the evolution of humans in itself is more a matter of...
Saga of Times Past >> Archaeology

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Sibling names and the Kongo origins of Marie- Therèse Coincoin
May 25, 2011 The possible African origin of words and place names in the Southern United States has been the subject of much controversy.
The Survival of Names of African Origin in Martinique After
Martinique's people, had an African origin. Moreover, what is very Other names of African origin were to be found before.
From the Griot of Roots to the Roots of Griot: A New Look at the
among scholars that the word griot is not of African origin, and, second, a lack of knowledge about the geographical extent of the griot world in West. Africa.
phone Africa believe, however, that kalúlu is an Angolan derivation of the loan word, of. Brazilian Indian origin, caruru.
through working with a desire to improve the position of people of African origin in an.

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9 Theories On How Africa Got Its Name
The name Africa has been connected with the Phoenician word afar, which means ”dust.” It has also has been connected to two Phoenician terms friqi or pharika, which means “land of corn or fruit.

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Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Etymology. Afri was the name of several Semitic peoples who dwelt in North Africa near Carthage (in modern Tunisia).
List of continent name etymologies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
African Etymology
Africa - Online Etymology Dictionary
The Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: L. Africa (terra) "African land, Libya, the Carthaginian territory," fem.
Africa - Online Etymology Dictionary

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