Recovering the African through Afroecology: Ancestral Reverence and Spiritual Regeneration in Black Agrarian Communities

Amenumey, Kareal K.


  • In this thesis I examine how and why members of the Black Dirt Farm Collective invoke African ancestry as important to their work as famers, agrarians, seed keepers, and political organizers. These Afroecologists” articulate ancestral reverence as part of their political identity as ‘African beings’ and as a necessary tool for the healing of generational trauma. I emplace Afroecology by discussing ... read more
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