The Child Returns Home - Reconnecting Our Children with Their True Culture
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Omowali by Martha R Bireda
Book DescriptionOur children are in trouble. Of course, not all of them, but enough to consider that African American youth are in a "crisis of values." Many of the problems that our youth experience regardless of socioeconomic status, have their roots in the inculcation of values that are the antithesis of their true cultural values. This book is intended to be a guide for African American adults, parents, family members, neighbors, teachers all those who care about our children and desire to help them reclaim and reconnect with their true identity and true culture. We hope to provide concrete ways that adults can both model and talk to our children about the traditional beliefs and values that will enrich and in many cases save their lives. This book was introduced at the National Black Child Development Institute Conference held in October 2007 in Chicago.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9784902837100
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Blue Ocean Press
Publisher: Blue Ocean Press
Publish Date: 10-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Martha R Bireda
Trabue Woods Book of Values, Paperback / softback (November 2006)» View all books by Martha R Bireda
Using old photographs and newspaper articles, the eight core values learned by the children of Trabue Woods in Southwest Florida are shared now with young readers. The values taught are typical of those held by the descendants of slaves who established communities after the turn of the century.
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