Sangoma Oludoye is a wife of 28 years, mother of three daughters, 12 amazing Grandmasters and our first Great grand was born of January 23rd of this year. Sangoma is a traditional Yoruba priestess, Afin chief and member of the Egbe Moremi, National African Women’s Society in the Kingdom of Oyotunji African Village, located in Sheldon SC.
Oyotunji is North America’s oldest, authentic African village founded in 1970 by HRH Oba Oseijeiman Adefunmi whom Sangoma met at age 12. A graduate of Clark University, Worcester, Mass in 1977 with a BA in Theatre Arts. After a 20 year career in broadcast journalism , television, radio and cable…life presented the opportunity to explore shamanism, female rites of passage, pan africanism and Wise woman Traditions. Sangoma has taught at numerous summer camps and Earthskills gatherings throughout the southeast for the last three decades.
Sangoma is an artist, Sacred Activist, multicultural educator walking the path of the Peacemaker and building bridges of unity through diversity. She founded the Kindred of Sangoma in the late 90’s and was the event coordinator of 4 Tribes 4 Peace , Fall Equinox 2017, Cherokee Farms, Lafayette, Ga.
“As we walk the Earth, we are warmed by the heat of the ancestors coming from the underworld below us. Fire opens the doorway to the Spirit world and allows our psyche to commune with other life present, past and future.”
Malidoma Some, The Healing Wisdom of Africa
Ritual: How shall we cast this circle?