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The Womb Rebellion

by p.w. long

ISBN: 978-4-902837-90-2

$19.95​​
The suicide of the rebellious enslaved Ruby changes both the slave quarters and the consciousness of the enslaved women; but mostly forces the enslaved midwife Pearl to face the moral dilemma involved in birthing children who will be condemned to a life of enslavement.

A peaceful Sunday morning on the Bellamy plantation is disrupted by the suicide of the rebellious Ruby, wife of the hated driver Sam. This event throws the plantation into chaos when the spirit of Ruby returns to produce havoc on the plantation. Ruby’s death most affects the midwife who has become her surrogate mother and who struggles with the requirements of the master and pull of her African roots. Pearl, the midwife, must come to terms with what it means to help birth children who will live their lives in bondage. Ruby’s courage and actions lead the women of the quarters in a resistance to producing more slaves for the plantation.








Love Addiction: A Guide to Emotional Independence

by Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-4-902837-35-3

$16.95
Tired of unhappy relationships? Do you feel you always choose the wrong person? Do you feel disrespected in the relationship? Are you unable to leave the relationship even though you are unhappy? Then Love Addiction: A Guide to Emotional Independence is the book for you. Love Addiction provides an insightful, step by step guide to help you develop healthy relationship beliefs and behaviors.
Learn how to:
• Assess your addictive thoughts and behaviors
• Change additive thought patterns
• Validate and focus on loving yourself
• Change unhealthy expectations about relationships
• Change your responses in the relationship
Love Addiction is not only a good book for those wanting to change an unhealthy to a healthy relationship but for one who wants to avoid the pitfalls of addictive relationships.









Yoruba 16 Oracle Geomancy 

by Sixto J. Novaton                                                                               ISBN: 978-4-902837-16-2                                                                          Price: $16.95

Obtaining an oracle for divination from the coconut/cowrie/coin toss:

This simple system, developed with insights from the cowrie (dilogun) and Ifa systems of divination, is a written for those who after having dedicated much time to spiritual enlightenment, now have a need to verify their communication through a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ questioning system, plus a more elaborate simple binary extension. Plainly, there are those who do not have an affinity with any divination system. Baba Sixto put together this system of 16 basic signs that will support the communication necessary for any individual to obtain answers. The rest is up to the individual’s merited grace and intuition. This system will also expand an individual’s medium development through devotion and practice. To be utilized are four circular coconut shells, 4 coins, or 4 cowrie shells. The objects need to be of the same type, shape, and one side can be identified as facing upward (1), and the bottom side (0). In this book, Baba Sixto also provides readers with instructions on simple, but effective spiritual remedies such as setting  up a spiritual altar, generating a spiritual bath, knowing how to influence people using spirituality, knowing how to perform an exorcism using ashes, how to overcome an evil spirit, simple ground feeding ritual, simple door feeding, spiritual baths to expunge negative influence and attract positive energies, simple love spell, protection against enemies, simple head washing ritual.                                                 Baba Sixto was born in Cuba in 1961, and brought to the United States in 1966, where has lived all his life. He was initiated into the Cuban Yoruba Lucumi Santeria Religion as a Shango priest in 1977. He worked as an IT professional from 1979 to 2000. Baba Sixto was initiated as a Yoruba Lucumi Ifa priest in 1997. Dedicated to full-time religious study and practice, as an Ifa priest since 2000, Baba Sixto has instructed many on how to build spirituality, connect to spiritual forces, so as to acquire the necessary intonation to then enter the Yoruba Lucumi Religion. Working as a Babalawo, Baba Sixto supports the well being of humankind through Yoruba Lucumi Ifa ritual healing therapies. He currently lives and works in Jacksonville, Florida. He also travels and attends to his godchildren and clients in New York, Georgia, Texas, and Puerto Rico.









Ewé Osanyin: 180 Herbs Commonly Used in Ifá-Orisha/180 Hierbas de uso común en Ifá-Orisha (Full-Color Photographs)

by Baba Jaha

ISBN: 978-4-902837-93-3

Price: $24.95

This book was created to provide a fully-illustrated (photographs) reference essential to those who desire a compendium of plants, herbs, and trees utilized in the practice of Ifá-Orisha. This book was created to provide a useful guide for one's reference library. The book is useful for researchers and students of Ifá, Orisha'Ifa, Santería, Afa, Vodou, Candomble, Palo, Kumina, Obeah, Quimbanda, Trinidad Orisha, Spiritual Baptist, Umbanda, Abakuá, 21 Divisiones, Winti, and Nkisi; as well as other nature-based and esoteric traditions. This reference focuses on plants used in Ifá-Orisha spiritual practices in the Americas, but many of these plants can also be found in Africa, tropical and temperate Asia, and Oceania. Each herb is presented in full color along with its Scientific Name, Spanish Name, and Lukumi/Yoruba name. There is also a Spanish - Scientific Name Glossary; and a Yoruba/Lukumi - Scientific Name Glossary. Ewé Osanyin is printed in full color on high-quality paper. It was designed to showcase the beauty of the plant world, making it a stunning coffee table book.
The author is an Ivy-League educated expert in cultural studies and traditional African thought systems. He began his formal studies in Yoruba Language and Culture with Dr. Babatunde Lawal. In addition, he has studied with traditionalists in Cuba and West Africa.   He is the director of a research organization in Japan that studies the utilization of indigenous African spiritual-intellectual thought systems as a means of restoring balance and sustainability to families, communities, organizations, and nations. He is a Delegate to the G7/8 Religious Leaders Summit.
He is the author of Essential Ifa Reference; How to Rule the World: Lessons of Conquest for the Modern Prince; and co-author of Omowali: The Child Return Home – Reconnecting Our Children with Their True Culture.  









¡Palabra! : Black Identity in the Literature of the Spanish Caribbean

by Diana Pardo, Ph.D.
ISBN: 978-4-902837-49-0

Price: $19.95
In her analysis the author applies the theory of “deterritorialization” as proposed by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, who study the use of the dominant language by a minority for the creation of a style alien to that of the standard. The creation of this style offers another possibility of expression for that particular group. Through the application of this theory she illustrates how the Ana Lydia Vega, Blas Jiménez, and Nancy Morejón significantly question the national values that shaped the thought of Caribbean society, as they humanize the image of blacks by depicting real and legitimate dimensions of the black psyche in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands. The author was born in New York City of Puerto Rican parents and grew up in Brooklyn. She began her university study in Brooklyn. She went to Spain to learn Spanish for a year, dropped out of the university, hitched-hiked throughout Europe and landed a job in Sweden. Eventually, she returned to New York and continued her studies. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma. Her area of specialization is Latin American literature with a focus on Caribbean literature. As she has continued to research Afro-Caribbean literature of the Spanish-speaking islands, she has delved into twentieth-century Afro-American literature as well as the Caribbean Francophone literature. Dr. Pardo is Professor of Spanish at the University of Central Oklahoma.









Selected Prayers for Enlightenment

by Sixto J. Novaton

ISBN: 978-4-902837-22-3

Price: $13.95

This work is intended for all those that wish to connect to spiritual divine energies, and forces. This is for those wishing to forge a relationship with ancestor, spirit guides, angels, divinities, and deities through devout spiritual devotion. It all begins with the erection of a spiritual altar, or shrine in your home. Dedicating one hour a week to solemn devoted prayer, this will soon become ritual, the ritual turns into a connection; and enlightenment is achieved. Once, enlightenment is achieved come the next step, which is communication by way of divination. Through divination  the communication, revelations, or messages become clarified, so verification and proof of your spirituality working is achieved. These selected prayers will nourish people's psyches. provide protection, and take people's spirituality to a higher level. 

Born in Cuba in 1961, and brought to the United States in 1966, where he has lived all his life. Initiated into the Cuban Yoruba Lucumi Santeria Religion as a Shango priest in 1977 - Miami, FL. Worked as an Information Technology professional from 1979 to 2000. Initiated as a Yoruba Lucumi priest in 1997 - Miami, FL. Dedicated to full-time religious study and practice, as an Ifa priest since 2000.  Baba Sixto has instructed many on how to build spirituality, connect to spiritual forces, so as to acquire the necessary intonation to then enter the Yoruba Lucumi Religion. Working as a Babalawo, Baba Sixto supports the well being of mankind, through Yoruba Lucumi Ifa ritual healing therapies. Currently, live and work in Jacksonville, Florida. Also, travels and attend godchildren and clients in New York, Georgia, Texas, and Puerto Rico.  









Obi: Seminole Maroon

by Martha R. Bireda

ISBN: 978-4-902837-03-2 

Price: $13.95

Obi: Seminole Maroon is a fictionalized account of the daring escape of a 15 year old enslaved young man and his friends from a cotton plantation in South Carolina who find refuge among the Seminoles of Florida. The story follows Obi’s meeting with the mysterious African Quashee, his transformation from slave to freedom seeker and his escape to Florida. Through the “learnings” provided by Quashee, Obi develops the traits essential for his becoming a Maroon leader, establishing a Maroon village, his fighting in the Gullah Wars of Independence, going to Indian Territory out West, and his subsequent escape to Mexico.

* This title is in the Maroon Consciousness Series.

For more details on the Maroon Consciousness Book Series, please visit: http://maroonconsciousness.com









The Trabue Woods Book of Values (2nd Edition)

by Martha R. Bireda

ISBN: 4-902837-20-X

Price: $12.95

The traditional values by the pioneers that settled the Eastern Historic District/Trabue Woods community in South West Florida enabled the community to survive and to thrive. These values passed generation to generation, from 1885 to the late 1960's, were learned by the author herself as a girl growing up in the Eastern Historic District community. Using old photographs and newspaper articles, the 8 core values learned by the children of the Eastern Historic District are shared with young readers ages 8-12. The values taught in the Eastern Historic District are typical of those held by the descendants of slaves who established communities after the turn of the century.

* This title is in the Maroon Consciousness Series. 

For more details on the Maroon Consciousness Book Series, please visit: http://maroonconsciousness.com








How to Rule the World: Lessons in Conquest for the Modern Prince 

by J.F. Cummings

ISBN: 978-4-902837-00-1

Price: $34.95

How to Rule the World provides a commentary on today's "modern world" and the "forces" that govern it. This is done in the voice of "civilization's" greatest supporter, an advisor to the Prince. How to Rule the World is a modern adaptation of Machiavelli's The Prince. The author provides the reader, the Prince, with a methodology of non-invasive influence and control that will grant them sovereignty over their desired target nation-state and eventually over the world-at-large.

Learn How to:

  • Convince Populations to Participate in Their Own Exploitation
  • Use Democracy, Rule of Law, Free Trade, and Free Press As Tools of Domination
  • Exploit Cultural & Religious Differences and Use Them to Dominate People
  • Promote Anxiety, Insecurity, and Fear As a Means of Social Control
  • Use a Nation's Own Culture to Destroy Its Society, Economy, and Environment
  • Project Yourself as the Universal Model For Humanity and Civilization
  • Create a World Culture of Individualistic Materialism & Perpetual Childhood
  • Promote a Culture of Progress At Any Cost
  • Convince Nations to Embrace Non-Culture-Based National Planning

How to Rule the World shows the modern Prince how to utilize "modern ideals" such as free trade, democratic governance, human rights, freedom and individual rights, rule of law, and free press to exert control over other nations and convince them to collaborate in their own domination and exploitation through their quest to do whatever is required of them to be accepted as "developed", "modern" nations. Through adherence to the methodology of conquest explained in the book, the Prince will be granted access to the psyche of the target nation's population and will be able to redefine its very sense of worth and self-definition. 









Essential Ifa Reference

by Baba Jaha

ISBN: 978-4-902837-04-9

Price: $34.95

This book was written to provide a reference to those who desire an essential overview of key elements for their reference library. The book is useful for researchers and students of Ifá, Orisha'Ifa, Santería, Afa, Vodou, Candomble, Palo, Kumina, Obeah, Quimbanda, Trinidad Orisha, Spiritual Baptist, Umbanda, Abakuá, 21 Divisiones, Winti, and Nkisi; as well as other nature-based and esoteric traditions. 

Chapter 1 provides the names of the 256 Odus, the metaphysical principal they represent, the herbs associated with them, and the Orisha, Egun, or other Energies whom are speaking in the sign.

Chapter 2 provides a description of the State of Consciousness that each of the Major Orisha embody.

Chapter 3 provides an extensive list of herbs used in Ifa, in particular in the Americas. The list is arranged in alphabetical order of their scientific name. The Spanish name and the Yoruba of each are included as well.

Chapter 4 provides a list of trees commonly used to make Palos.