Commemoration for Nana Akua Oparebea and Her Fifty Year Legacy

Sunday 5 December 2021

Searching for your African identity? Look to those who have taken the journey before!


Join us for a dynamic chronicle of how the spiritual tradition of Ghana (Akom) has developed in America since 1965.

The conference will cover the following topics:

  • The history of the Guam and Akan people of Larteh, the Akonnedi Shrine, Nana Oparebea’s family and the shrine of Nana Asuo Gyebi.
  • How contemporary Akom was established in America through the efforts of Nana Yao Opare Dinizulu I and Nana Akua Oparebeah.
  • The achievements of the Akom shrine houses in America over the past fifty years in terms of training priests, healing, education and rites of passages.
  • How Akom has become integrated in contemporary American professional life.
  • How African Spirituality can become a central part of Africana Studies curricula.

More Online Events Listings MORE