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Episode Info: ߛߊ߲ߞߐߝߊ (Sankɔfa) – JP024Traditional Afrikan Spiritual Systems are at the foundation of an “African Natural Farming” technique. Wait a second, are we sure there isn’t a name for that already?Works mentioned:Che Axum’s appearance on JìgìjìgìSilver Sprung’s appearace on JìgìjìgìTowards ANFOur Instagram page, for the Philosophical Backgrounds postBrother Obsa Sabbona’s Instagram PagePhilosophical BackgroundIfá Divination PoetryOur Ifá Ẹsẹ Page, the collection of Future Wisdom Literature of ߍ߬ߣߌ߬ (È̩NÌ)Asante Sana ߊߛߊ߲ߕߌ ߛߣߊMedase Paa   ߡߍߘߊߛߋ ߔߊ Modupe O ߡߏߘߎߔߋ ߏThank you for listening to Jìgìjìgì ߖߜ߭ߌ߬ߖߜ߭ߌ߬Michael Carter Jr.Two Analogies to Help You Groove10 Things I Don’t KnowShrooms? In My Buckets??ConflictTranscript (automated)MO 0:00Pease, I am Mason Olonade and this is jJìgìjìgì Africulture podcast. Here we believe building a healthy soil builds a healthy soul. So we share strategies for how to do both. To do both, we asked two questions. How do you grow while you grow kale, collards, tomatoes and melons? And why do you think the healthiest soils and black?MO 0:27Se so werefina, wosankofa yenkyi. It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten. We asked Che Axum his favorite plant related proverb and he said simply, sankofa. His answer was intriguing as you may remember, and if you haven’t listened, you should go back and fetch it.MO 0:54As we look ahead, of course, we reflect on our surroundings and where we have been we Of course, quote ourselves. It has been in search of a refined and replicable agricultural strategy for us black folks that points towards an African natural farming practice. Where would we be without the act of sankofa? We went back because we knew we put forth an interesting definition somewhere. Of course, we posted on we posted it on our Instagram for the philosophical background episode. Again, we caught ourselves the Yoruba definition of agriculture is eko nipa iroko the art of cultivating the soil.MO 1:46It now makes sense for the process of sankofa to no longer call the technique African natural farming here at Jìgìjìgì everything we do points towards a standardized geographically independent and replicable technique known as eko nipa iroko, the art of cultivating the soil or ENI for short. We appreciate you are loving sibling of the soil for helping us come to that evolution of thought. This is what family is for.MO 2:27Speaking of family, we had an extremely thought provoking conversation with our talented brother, musician, also sivanna. He encouraged us to remember and to trust the process of sankofa we then opened up to a random page and divination poetry by Wande Abimbola. Within the Odu Ifa there are many, many ese or poems. You may remember from our conversation with Silver Sprung. There are no such things as coincidences. There are only co incidences. If you don’t remember, it is not tabo...
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