Ama McKinley grew up in a Southern Baptist household but after a trip to Africa, to Mozambique, she came back with a strong interest in her African roots and African divinity. "...And then I found a group of gods and goddesses that looked like me..." Ama became an initiate, "... a Padawan..." of the Orisha and she joins PechaKucha Night Atlanta to tell us a bit more about the religion and her experience, personally.
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BY ADAM SEITCHIK
@ VOL 9
ON APR 04, 2013
Adam Seitchik talks about the problems facing capitalism and government around the world today He shows how the original balance between the government, worker’s unions, and companies has become distorted over the years and finishes by looking at modern balances for corporate power, and how to remain socially aware while investing.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 28, 2013.
Adornments of the Ancient World
BY WILLIAM HURLIN
@ VOL 2
ON OCT 18, 2013
William Hurlin, an antique jewelry expert, presents 19 pieces and explains how they were used. Some were charms to ward off evil, some were symbols to show your status, while still others had practical uses such as seal stamps to designate something as belonging to you.
Gods in the details
BY LUCAS OBERLAENDER
@ VOL 13
ON MAR 03, 2016
In the creative fields much attention is paid to novelty of ideas, but Lucas Oberlaender reminded us of the importance of seeing carefully and the validity of connecting existing ideas in order to make something new, in the humble manner of a true creator.
The Wonders of the Pantheon
BY VIVIANA ALTIERI
@ VOL 24
ON JUL 14, 2016
Viviana Altieri speaks on the wonders of the Pantheon... Find Viviana at MONDO ITALIANO! Founded in 2003 with the goal of welcoming and assisting the Italian community in Pittsburgh, Mondo Italiano has become “the” point of reference for anyone passionate about Italy and the Italian culture.
Return of The Gods - reinventing Filipino legends and myths
BY IAN STA. MARIA
@ VOL 1
ON MAY 29, 2018
Reinventing Filipino mythology for the next generation through Comics.