December Kwanzaa

December Kwanzaa - Kwanzaa Kwanzaa Mr. Clutter Librarian...

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Kwanzaa Kwanzaa Mr. Clutter Mr. Clutter Librarian Librarian
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What is Kwanzaa? Kwanzaa is a unique African American celebration with focus on the traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce and self improvement. It is simply a time of reaffirming African- American people, their ancestors and culture. Which means first fruits of the harvest in the African language kiswahill. Founded in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga; Kwanzaa has come to be observed by more than 18 million people worldwide.
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Dates Kwanzaa is based on the nguzo saba (seven guiding principles) one for each day of the observance and is celebrated from December 26 th to January 1 st
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Gifts • Kuumba(creativity)is greatly encouraged. Gifts are usually exchanged between parents and children and traditionally given on January 1 st the last day of Kwanzaa. However gift giving during Kwanzaa may occur at any time.
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Decorating the home The colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green; this should be kept in m
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course SOC 111 taught by Professor Brown,r during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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