SORT BY Relevancy
KWANZA PRINCIPLES= FIRST FRUITS: (KINARA IS THE CANDLE HOLDER WITH 7 CANDLES OF BLACK RED & GREEN) 1 UMOJA - UNITY- BLACK (THE PEOPLE OF THE EARTH) 2 KUCHIGULIA - SELF DETERMINATION - RED (SHED BLOOD OF THE ANCESTORS) 3 UJIMA - COLLECTIVE WORK & RESPONSIBILITY/GREEN (THE LAND) 4 Grand Truths=Ho'Oponopono 1. Life implies pain - I repent. 2. Pain has a source - I forgive. 3. The source can be stayed - I give thanks. 4.The means of staying it are attaina
The foundation of Kwanzaa is the Seven Principles, or Nguzo Saba. When Dr. Karenga created the celebration of Kwanzaa he wanted to reflect the best qualities and characteristics of the "first fruit" or harvest festivals that were celebrated throughout Africa. It was these qualities that established the Nguzo Saba, or Seven Principles of Kwanzaa.