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Kwanzaa

    Discussion Theme: Kwanzaa in our Community: Its meaning and importance Copyright Congregation Unitarian Universalist of Puerto Rico Domestic Non-Profit Corporation #6268

      1.What is the importance of kujichagulia for you?

      2. Kwanzaa is a new celebration, first celebrated from December 26, 1966. Have you discovered any Poems or Legends about this holiday? Do you observe ceremonies and customs for Kwanzaa?

      3. What is the purpose of Kwanzaa?

      4. Ujamaa or Cooperative economics is an important principle. How do you incorporate this principle into your life, within your family, and your community?

      5. Other Faith traditions also have rituals, rites and ceremonies with 7 candles at this time of year. Do you see a relationship between Solstice Rituals, Hannakah candles and lights used to observe Advent?

      How important is it to be reminded of these seven principles as we plan to recommit ourselves to them in the New Year?

                    AKWANSOSEM AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAM - OUTREACH, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON Vol. III, No. 2 - March, 1990