The Sudanese Celebrate Freedom

Performances


                Singing "Hallelujah"

 


David (right) and girls singing  
        
in Dinka and English  
              

 


 Dramatization by Paterno and Sudanese boys

 


Lost Boys of Sudan singing            

 


          Manut, Barnaba, Peter, Abraham
     play Sudanese-style intruments and sing

 


Traditional African dance             

 

  

High-stepping stomp dance

 

 

 

 

 

Lost Boys Basketball
Windy City Simbas
vs.
Michigan Warriors

 

 

Speakers


Dut Atem
Master of Ceremony


Jarvis Mawut Mayik
Sudanese Pastor
(ordained Februray 2004)
Emmanuel Bol
Kuanyin-Agoth

President of Sudanese Community
click here to read his speech

Doris Dinsmore
Director, Resettlement World Relief

Anghesom Atsbaha
Faculty, Truman College &
Director, Truman/DePaul Bridge Program

Edwin Silverman
Director, Illinois Department of Human Services

John Ngugi
Coordinator, Truman/DePaul Bridge Program & Director of Leadership, Phi Theta Kappa

Symon Ogeto
Columbia College, Office of International Students Affairs

Mike Dubiel
President, Chicago Association for the Lost Boys of Sudan

Shana Wils
Director, Heartland Human Care Services

Arnold Romeo
City of Chicago Commision of Human Relations &
Director, Advisory Council on African Affairs
click here to read the mayor's declaration

Sampson Galua
k
Michigan Youth Representative

Patrick Augustine
Director, Pan Africa Association

Deon Lopez
President, Student Government Association at Truman

Malual Awak
Closing Remarks

 

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