Dreaming Ancestors in Eastern Carolina

  title={Dreaming Ancestors in Eastern Carolina},
  author={Nancy J. Fairley},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={545 - 561}
  • N. Fairley
  • Published 1 May 2003
  • History
  • Journal of Black Studies
This study examines the ancestral dream, an element of ancestor veneration that has persisted in African American religious life since the arrival of their enslaved ancestors in this country. Although changes have occurred in ancestor veneration, this study demonstrates its continued importance in maintaining harmonious family relations. 
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