We open all our ceremonies by offering homage to our ancestors
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Opening procession with dancer representing Native Americans
In the Lukumi Yoruba traditionthe word for ancestor
is "Egun".We give praise to the ancestors
for making it possible for us to be here.
We ask for the blessing of our ancestors
in all that we do.
We sing to the ancestors.
We make shrines for the ancestors.
We offer food for the ancestors.
We present them with flowers and food.
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