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Iya Luciana Vanilar to Present Lecture: How Okra Thwarted the Baby’s Death

Everyone is invited to come learn about Ifa, a West African religion, in “How Okra Thwarted the Baby’s Death: A Perspective on the Principles of Ifa-based Shamanic Practice,” a lecture by Iya Luciana Vanilar (Afara dba House of Steel) on April 3, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 247, Johnson Hall. 

The Ifa religion is related to the Yoruba people in the Benin region of West Africa. Spiritually based and extremely rooted in rich tradition, it is definitely worth getting to know more about.

Come expand your knowledge of the world with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

This event is cosponsored by the Committee for the Study of Culture and Religion and the Religious Studies Department.

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