Our programs and the Pathway of the Ancestors tour come out of a life time of committment to sustain the legacies of our Ancestors, our duty to uphold their memory and create a solid spiritual foundation for the future of humanity's children.
Photocredits: Martial J. Davis, Messy Room Productions, and The AfroAtlantic Theologies & Treaties Institute
Her Majesty the Kpodjito Dòwòti Désir Hounon Houna II Guely, is the Queen Mother of the Royal Palace. She is a Manbo Asogwe (High Priest) in Haitian Vodou and a Chief of the Zangbeto, and Egungun secret societies. The Founder of The AfroAtlantic Theologies & Treaties Institute travels extensively to promote human rights for African descendants globally. She is an author, and curator whose work focuses on issues of cultural and spatial production, particularly as it concerns the sacred and contemporary art forms produced by people of African descent. The Queen Mother focuses on product development, sustainable energy production, and rebuilding the primary school associated with the Royal Palace.
His Majesty Dada Daagbo Hounon Houna II Guely is the leading authority of African Vodun in Benin Republic. A venerated elder, "Grandfather of Grandfathers," the Dada is enthroned as the King of the Palace of Hounon Houna II, and is the King of the Seas and Ocean. His expertise in sustainable development, health, and the wellbeing of women and children have lead to various appointments at the national and international levels on the African continent. An oral historian, the Dada serves as an agent of reconciliation and reparatory justice in Benin.