Nia (Purpose)

To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.

The heiroglyph Nefer - Ancient Egyptian symbol of beauty and good

Collective Vocation

The fifth principle is Nia (Purpose) which is a commitment to the collective vocation of building, developing and defending our community, its culture and history in order to regain our historical initiative and greatness...

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Heirs and Custodians of a Great Legacy

This again reminds us of Mary McLeod Bethune's point concerning our current status as heirs and custodians of a great civilization...

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Generational Responsibility

Inherent in this discussion of deriving purpose from cultural and historical identity is a necessary reference to and focus on generational responsibility...

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Joining Personal and Social Purpose

Finally, Nia suggests that personal and social purpose are not only non-antagonistic but complementary in the true communitarian sense of the word. In fact, it suggests that the highest form of personal purpose is social purpose...

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