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The Book Of African Names - As told by Chief Osuntoki (African Heritage Series)

As told by: Chief Osuntoki

The Book Of African Names - As told by Chief Osuntoki (African Heritage Series)

by As told by: Chief Osuntoki

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Published by Drum and Spear Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11172141M
ISBN 100877824002
ISBN 109780877824008

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Departs. But in our tlllk s he told me, Osuntoki, that the children among the Aka n receive their names from their fathers or the head of the father's family. And tlwt cmiong them children bear a first name, Akemdiui (the soul's name), according to the day of the week on which they are born.

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He is the chairperson of the African-American Studies Department at Temple University, and the author of over twenty books including Afrocentricity, African Culture and Kemet, Afrocentricity and by: The Book of African Names went through a number of printings and remained available for sometime after Drum and Spear ceased publishing books in the early 's.

After more than two decades, The Book of African Names continues to be a valuable resource for African people who want to claim their identity.

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Name expert Dr. Cleveland Evans says Osuntoki was “half right” about Ayanna: Ayana is a name used for both males and females in Ethiopia, but its meaning is uncertain. Ayyanaw is a male Amharic name meaning “we saw him.”. Beyond Barack: Themes, Trends and How to Choose African Names THE AFRICAN BOOK OF NAMES: 5,+ Common and Uncommon Names from the African Continent Askhari Johnson Hodari, Ph.D.

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Short African names from the author of The African Book of Names. URL: Facebook: 1, African Names: First and Last Names from the African Continent From Abadeet to Zoan, African Names offers names for African-Americans to use in naming children or to use as substitutes for their own Western names.

Weaving in African proberbs, the book reveals the meaning of the names and traces the common threads of Africa's rich naming traditions. In another book of African names was published - Names from Africa: Their Origin, Meaning, and Pronunciation by Ogonna Chuks-orji helped introduce African Americans to names from traditional African languages.

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