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Sunday, March 19 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
It's About Time: Kemetic (Ancient Egyptian) Calendars

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Join Egyptologist and Nisut Tamara L. Siuda for a discussion about the ancient Egyptian, or Kemetic, festival calendar. Thousands of years and millions of people celebrated festivals and seasons in accordance with this 12-month liturgical calendar - which served as a major influence on the calendars we used today and is still being used by pharaonic descendants in Egypt as the Coptic Orthodox calendar. We will discuss the major festivals, how they were celebrated in ancient times, and how you can honor them now.

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Tamara L Siuda (Mambo Chita Tann)

n her own words, Tamara L. Siuda is a curious individual. Encouraged by her parents and a large multicultural, multiracial extended family, she has been involved in many different spheres of life: from the histories and cultures of her Onondaga (Six Nations Iroquois) and various European ancestors, to those of Egypt, Western Africa, and the African Diaspora in the... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 11:15am - 12:15pm
Terrace 4 AV

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