Social Science, Anthropology
Weaving Our Dreams
The Tboli People of the Philippines by Sandie Oreta Gillis
When artist Francis Herradura takes an immersive cultural journey to Lake Sebu on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, it not only inspires her to create art, it motivates her to share her experience with the world. Weaving Our Dreams: The ...
Not One, Not Even One
A Memoir of Life-altering Experiences in Sierra Leone, West Africa by Nancy Christine Edwards
In 1978, Nancy Edwards left as a CUSO volunteer for Sierra Leone, where she spent three years working as a community health nurse and two years evaluating primary health care programs. Her stories of village life convey the ravages of tuberculosis; ...
The Influence of Intra-personal Discourse on Interpersonal Communication in Fostering Relationships in a Digital Age by Emmanuel Olusola
I am glad to see a new work from Fr. Emmanuel Olusola on the importance of dialogue. In a world with advanced technologies for communication, coupled with increasing polarization, it is a task of both the Church and of society to create dynamics for ...
On Human Origins, Spirituality and the Meaning of Life by John Bennett
Where did we come from? Why are we here? Is there a god? In our modern world, many people yearn for answers to these most fundamental of life's questions, having become disillusioned with trite explanations and troubled by narratives that deny their ...
Orunmila is the King Yesterday, Today and Forever
256 Odu's Of Wisdom by Orunmila's Servant
Orunmila is the King Yesterday Today and Forever 256 Odu's of wisdom, is the grand Ifá manual, it is the 256 letters of Ifá with everything Orunmila originally intended an Ifá book to have. This book is not just a synthesis of explanations but the ...
Community Engagement in a Changing Social Landscape
by Winston Tinglin and Donna Joyette
Community Engagement in a Changing Social Landscape reaches deep into the authors’ extensive experience as both observers and practitioners of community engagement. It is further enriched by insights drawn from the diverse experiences of ...
Orunmila’s Words Don’t Touch the Floor: IFA Odu Synthesis
by Orunmila's Servant
As an English-language manual for IFA priests that provides important translations for the Odus, Orunmila’s Words Don’t Touch the Floor: IFA Odu Synthesis stands as a rarity in the IFA religion. Religious workers have few English resources, and the ...
A Deconstruction of Relationship, Marriage and Sex in the Past and Present Time by Abdur Rahim
Where there is love there is life. But what love is? To understand love at the deepest level, we need to know what love is and how it is explained? This book attempts to share inspiring insights, anecdotal experiences and perhaps incomplete yet ...
Lobola Narrative And Interpretation by Jonas Darko-Yeboah, Ph.D. and Tafadzwa Nyandoro
When Kofi and Pam, a young couple living in urban Calgary, got engaged, they decided to honour their African traditions, travelling to Ruwa, Zimbabwe to perform the Lobola (Bride Price) Ceremony prior to the Western-style wedding ceremony they would ...
Athapaskan Matriliny and Trade in Canada and Alaska
by Wayne W Allen
Why did native hunters in the wilds of northern B.C, the Yukon and Alaska trace their ancestry through the mother’s side of the family? The author has given a definitive answer to this question which has long puzzled scholars and others.