Grandfather KWAME SUNHORSE:
A researcher of African History, Indigenous American Culture and Spirituality and the founder of A.T.U.M. (Awakening True Universal Minds), an organization committed to the research and dissemination of cultural, historical and spiritual wisdom of the original people worldwide. Kwame SunHorse is a member of The Committee for The African Holocaust Memorial at the Kemetic Institute and a member of the Council of Elders for The Healing Lodge of the Children of Two Shields. As a student at Malcolm X College, he majored in Black Psychology where his passion and innate gifts were further cultivated, leading him out of the university learning environment and into national libraries and the lectures of world-renowned scholars. He has Facilitated traditional Rites of Passage programs in the Akan Fante tradition both nationally and internationally. With over twenty-five years of experience in the field, Kwame SunHorse has served as a national consultant on best practices and human rights in SuperMax prisons and has presented and written extensively on the subject “From Slavery to Private Prisons”.
He is recognized as an Elder in the seven sacred ceremonies including the Inipi Sweat Lodge, Hemblecha Vision Quest and Sundance Rituals. He travels the world as a consultant, speaker, educator, community servant and spiritual helper and is a dedicated father to six, loving grandfather to seven, great grandfather to one and trusted brother to many. Kwame gives honor to his beloved teachers and guides who contributed to his education and deepened his understanding, his love of humanity and dedication to the work, including Carolyn and Jimmy Lackey, Dr. John Henrick Clark, Dr. Asa Hilliard, Dr. Anthony Menza, Dr. Jacob Carruthers, Baba Hannibal Afrique, Baba Obadele Williams, Dr. Yosef Ben Jochannon, Dr. Charsie MacIntyre, Dr. Bobby E. Wright, Dr. Nzinga Warfield Coppock, Dr. Francis Cress Welsing, William Bear Heart, Elder Raven, Chief Blue Star Eagle, Tom Blue Wolf, Grandma Marguerita, Adam Yellowbird, Chief Golden Eagle, David Swallow, Pam Red Buffalo, Dawn Skyweaver, Grandmother Silver Star, Audrey Scott Williams, Vision Bear and all who shared their journey, their passion and their wisdom.