Sarraounia by Nicole T. Lasher, a woman with the head and paws of a panther, wearing a blue dress, and a red and gold crown. On either side of her are small nature spirits

This is a drawing in honor of Sarraounia Mangou, a Hausa queen who resisted French colonization. She is the original Black Panther about whom stories were told long before the Marvel movies. Click the image to enlarge it. This is a digital collage and drawing using Dawn AI for some assistance with colors and layout.

Midnight Musings : The Context of Your Alternative Matters

There are many things I’ve been trying to articulate lately. In an attempt to explain to people relatively new to reclaiming their ancestral spirituality, it has been a real trial to put to words what is wrong both with “traditionalists” who’ve been tainted by colonial influence, and for whom this was done because it was…

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As Samuel Huntington put it: “The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.” via The Dark Side of The Western Civilization |

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