I am a Dahomey Warrior!

I am a Dahomey Warrior!

I am a Dahomey Warrior!

I am a Dahomey Warrior!



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As an African American, have you hungered for stories about your ancestral home? Have you scoured the shelves for historical accounts depicting your ancestors as anything but enslaved people? Have you searched for literature that depicts women of African heritage as the powerful, complex, beautiful beings they are—but found only one-dimensional caricatures?

"I AM A DAHOMEY WARRIOR" is an evocative narrative poem that follows the gripping journey of a young heroin coming of age in precolonial West Africa. This vivid and eloquent story is based on a real tribe of female warriors whose fearlessness and prowess in battle have been likened to the mythical Greek Amazons for hundreds of years.

Step into the mind of a fierce African warrior's relentless quest for justice. Immerse yourself in a profound story that faithfully illustrates your ancestors' power, femininity, and formidable reputation. This riveting adventure not only follows an archetype of courage, honor, and sheer strength but epitomizes everything you've been seeking in a historical African drama.

Get your copy of "I AM A DAHOMEY WARRIOR" today!

The Huntress pulled me closer, hugging me tightly. She looked down at me with dark piercing eyes and said, "None of this is your fault." "Today you are only a child, and you did what you were able to do, Survive!"

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162294986
Publisher: Dionne D Hunter
Publication date: 09/20/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 492 KB

About the Author

Dionne D. Hunter, a U.S. Navy Veteran, is an accomplished writer and poet. Raised by her widowed father, she developed self-reliance and a deep pride in her African American heritage. Her love for literature led her to explore various genres, including poetry, romance, sci-fi, and horror. As a poet, Hunter found spoken word to be a powerful medium for expressing her emotions and ideals.

Hunter's work has been featured in anthologies published by Writing Knights Press, The Poet's Haven, and Crisis Chronicles Press and her spoken word videos have been recognized at prestigious film festivals worldwide. Additionally, she was showcased in the Equity in Art web series, where her poignant portrayals of social justice, discrimination, grief, and culture have been celebrated.
Notably her debut historical fiction story, "I AM A DAHOMEY WARRIOR!" explores a young girl's journey in precolonial West Africa with the aid of evocative long-form poetry.

Committed to community engagement, Hunter organizes inclusive cultural events to introduce underserved communities to the transformative power of the arts. While through her poetry, she aims to resonate with diverse audiences and shed light on Africa's history while raising awareness about the challenges faced by marginalized communities.
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