Intro to African Creator Gods & Origin Myths (AGES 5- 8)
This introduction to African mythology teaches students about 3 origin stories through gods
Miss Joséphine, RYT200
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This is my intro to African Creator Gods class tailored to younger learner ages 5-8 years! This class uses props instead of a slide presentation. In this class, students will learn about 3 African gods of creation in order to introduce them to African mythologies and dive deeper into black history. We begin in Ancient Mali, where students meet the supreme deity of the Dogon tribe, Amma. The Dogon tribe are also found in some parts of Burkina Faso and are a Niger-Congo group. Then, we travel...
This class will introduce the student to less popular myths while visiting one very popular one (Amun-Re of Ancient Egypt) in order to expand their cultural awareness of African cultures.
I've practised and studied African spirituality for the past 11 years extensively and an integral part of it is mythology because it explains the origins of mankind, rituals, celebrations, and other aspects of our diverse ways of life. My knowledge not only comes from oral history, but also from books such as The Book of Coming Forth by Day, African Myths of Origin, and several others that I had to read.
Notebook or paper Pen, pencil, coloured pencils, or crayons
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Miss Joséphine, RYT200Self-Discovery through storytelling & yoga!
11 total reviews
21 completed classes
Hi! I'm Ms.Joséphine. I'm a professional writer and 230-hour yoga teacher. I teach mythology and spirituality, which often go hand-in-hand. I have practiced and studied African spirituality in particular for the past 11 years. Throughout it all,...