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The First Black Woman

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The First Woman, a Black Woman.
The natural abundance of the earth
suggests
that the Black Woman is divine,
since all life proceeds from her.
The Black Woman was the FIRST
gardener.
The Black Woman as she nourished,
introduced agriculture.
Her experience in producing life,
could best evoke the seed to sprout and flower.
The Black Woman provided for her
family as food gatherer.
Using her knowledge of herbs, she was
the FIRST practitioners of medicine.
In addition to providing food the
Black Woman created weaving.
The patching of old baskets, with
clay
led to the making of pottery.
For the Black Women every aspect of
daily domestic routine was considered holy and with ritual intent.
In our time of glory, giving birth
was sacred.
Children were named after their Black
mothers.

The Sacred Black Woman