NOLA MusiCon 2023

SPEAKERS

Nana Sula Spirit

Artist, Entrepreneur

Nana Sula Spirit… Woman of Peace is a Singer, Songwriter, Author, Entrepreneur, Artist, Producer, Birth Doula, Sacred Workshop Facilitator and
Priestess. She was initiated in Ghana in 2007 as a Priestess of Mami Wata and given the title Nana Okomfo Kokoi Ama Tawiah under the Ga & Ewe systems. Nana Sula was a student at the Shrine of Impohema in Accra, Ghana from 1991 – 2007 under the guidance Nana Obusomfo Ahia & Nana Santrofi. Nana Sula has also studied the IFA system since 1985 and was a member of the Egbe of Orisha in Brooklyn, NY from 1992 – 1996. She was born and raised in New Jersey. In 2014, Nana authored and produced the Book & CD Project entitled Spirit of the Orisha – a Yoruba Song preservation project highlighting 38 Yoruba chants. Her solo CD project A Journey Within was written and recorded in Tanzania in 2016 and is available worldwide. Sula is the former Professor of Sacred Music at the Ifa University in Washington, D.C. and is currently founding Priestess of the Temple of Light Ile de Coin-Coin – a Temple of power for the elevation of souls located in the Musicians Village – New Orleans, Louisiana. Sula holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinguished honors in African Studies and English Literature from Rutgers University in New Jersey (1994). She has traveled extensively throughout Africa and the Caribbean and has been a volunteer with Operation Crossroads Africa participating in community development projects on the Continent since 1991. Sula is a Singer/Songwriter with her bands Coin-Coin & The Maroons. She is a Mardi Gras Indian Medicine Queen with the Mandingo Warriors – the Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi and a Master Bead Artist. She also serves as a Board Member of the Congo Square Preservation Society.


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EVENT INFO AND CONTACT

October 24-27, 2023

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

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