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The Witchdoctors are not Wrong: The Future Role and Impact of African Psychology on Individual Well-Being

@inproceedings{Tembo1990TheWA,
  title={The Witchdoctors are not Wrong: The Future Role and Impact of African Psychology on Individual Well-Being},
  author={Mwizenge S. Tembo},
  year={1990}
}
The African indigenous epistemology has been impugned, despised, and denigrated since the advent of European colonialism. The Western or Eurocentric view has consistently and widely used the pejorative terms “witchdoctor” and “superstition” when describing, referring to, and in the majority of cases dismissing elements of African indigenous world view. The twin concepts of witchdoctor and superstition have been used to negatively portray virtually all elements of African epistemology in the… 

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