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Rackham Auditorium

915 East Washington Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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The Walking with My Ancestors: Cape Coast Castle (2019)performance is a ritual journey with live music, dance, and storytelling.

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The award-winning and nationally-recognized performance art piece The Walking with My Ancestors: Cape Coast Castle (2019) is a story that takes the audience through a ritual journey that includes live drumming, storytelling, song, dance, and drama and leads to revelation, reconciliation, and rebirth. It is a human story about triumph over adversity, hope, resilience, emotional justice, love, and survival.

Cast: Ama Oforiwaa Aduonum—researcher, writer, choreographer, and performer.

Walking with My Ancestors: Cape Coast Castle (2019) is based on the totality of ethnographic field research in former dungeons for enslaved Africans at Cape Coast, Ghana in 2016-2017. It was directed by Kim Pereira, and originally produced by Don Shandrow.

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