mother & scribe

Mothering Culture - Sobonfu Somé

"Joys are joys of the collective.

Problems are problems of the collective."

- Sobonfu Somé

In this 2014 talk, Sobonfu Somé offers reflection on how her village functions due to the oneness worldview. Empowering women ultimately means bringing the mothering culture back into fullness. The mothering culture is a culture that prioritizes all children as if they are, as they are, one child. 

A (M)otherworld is Possible: Two Feminist Visions: Matriarchal Studies and the Gift Paradigm Sobonfu Somé (Burkina Faso, Africa) The Gift of Mothering - See more at: