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    Bonita Aleja Sizemore: Ancestral Lineage Specialist Bonita Roxie Aleja Sizemore is an Ancestral Lineage Specialist, poet, folklorist, writer, ethnographer,
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 1, 2006

      Bonita Aleja Sizemore: 

      Ancestral Lineage Specialist

      Bonita Roxie Aleja Sizemore is an Ancestral
      Lineage Specialist, poet, folklorist, writer,
      ethnographer, storyteller, performer,
      lecturer and workshop leader.

      Bonita was honored as The Area Arts
      Poet, of a large Midwestern city.

      Bonita is descended from the Choctaw,
      Saphoni and Maharani Band of the Tsalagi,
      Poarch Creek Band, and Seminole Nations.

      Her African Ancestors are from
      the Nations of Mali and Sudan.

      Bonita's family generation
      records date from 1605.

      Bonita carries on the great stories, quick
      wit and humor of her Grandmother, Roxie
      Alexander Sizemore and Grandfather,
      Lorenzo Sizemore's peoples'.

      She is a poet and storyteller whose work has
      appeared in several anthologies including
      Aboriginal Voices, Chimojako and The Dark side of Life.

      Bonita works throughout the African American,
      Native American community, and with
      Multi Ethnic - Multi Cultural persons,
      globally in support of and in coalition
      with those who are working toward a
      spiritual progression of Peace through Justice.

      She also coordinates and participates in various
      Native American organizations, including the
      Berkeley Indigenous Peoples Day pow wow,
      The International Indian treaty council,
      InterTribal Friendship House, as well as
      the Gourd Dance Society and many more.



      She is very well known and respected within
      the African and Native American Community.

      http://www.bnaa.org/founders/bonita.shtml

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