Kwanzaa 2005 @ American Museum of Natural History - NYC
December 29, 2005
1:00 p.m5:00 p.m.
Various Museum locations
Free with Museum admission
Kwanzaa, from the Swahili for "first fruits," is an African-American
cultural holiday that celebrates family and community. Observed from
December 26 through January 1, it is based on the agricultural
celebrations of Africa and reinforces the Nguzo Saba, or the Seven
Principles: Umoja (unity), Kujichagulia (self-determination), Ujima
(collective work and responsibility), Ujamaa (cooperative economics),
Nia (purpose), Kuumba (creativity), and Imani (faith).
Celebrate Kwanzaa over three days with festivities for the entire
family, including performances, workshops, a marketplace, and Kwanzaa
The Museum is located at 79th Street and Central Park West and is
easily reached by public transportation. The main entrance to the
Rose Center for Earth and Space is located at 81st Street between
Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.