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Global Care Medical Group IPA Inc Donates $20,000 to CISA

On behalf of the Council of Igbo States in Americas (Canada/USA), I would like to thank Global Care Medical Group IPA Inc, for their generous gift of $20,000.00 (twenty thousand dollars) to the Council of Igbo States in America’s community development initiatives. Global Care Medical Group IPA Inc steadfastness at helping our community development initiatives is sincerely appreciated.

Each year, Council of Igbo States in Americas (Canada/USA)advances its mission of human capital development through“Investment in Igbo Language, Culture and values as a way of building stronger communities in the Diasporas. Through ourWorldwide Festival of the Arts and Culture and other pertinent “Capacity Building” initiatives and programs, we have seen many lives changed for the better...

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Communique on July 2015 2nd Igbo World-Wide Festival of the Arts and Culture


The logistics on the 2nd World-Wide Igbo Festival of the Arts and Language and Culture held on the 23 through the 25th of July 2015 at the Frontier Igbo Village Museum in Staunton, Virginia, USA has just concluded  and on behalf of Council of Igbo States in Americas representing all the Igbo States from Nigeria in Americas (CISA) constituting of Abia, Anambra, Anioma-Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, and Rivers States, I am pleased to declare the 2015 2nd World-wide Igbo Festival of the Arts and Culture a success and an experience for the ages”. To use baseball analogy; the organizers and the participants“hit the ball out of the park”; meaning striking a ball “well” and delivering it successfully on target.

However, every activity require a “post mortem” an investigation of the f...

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Introduction to the Igbo Farm Village at the Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

Home school Day Visitors
Introduction to the Igbo Farm Village at the Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
Ticha Akuma-Kalu Njoku
The Igbo village in Staunton, Virginia is a tangible recognition of the contribution of the Igbo victims of the Atlantic slave trade to the development of Virginia and the greater American frontier culture.  Enslaved Igbo men, women, and children who traveled by force from many specific locations in the hinterland of Igboland to North America, helped to build what is now known as the United States.  A great majority of those who came to Virginia boarded slave ships in the coastal towns, of Calabar, Bonny and Brass.  Evidently, one of the starting points of Igbo slave journeys is the ancient Cave Temple Complex in Arochukwu...
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-Imo State Congress of America (ISCA) joins force with the Council of Igbo States in Americas (CISA)

Imo State Congress of America (ISCA)

CISA, Council of Igbo States in Americas represents  the interests of the West Africa/African people  at the Frontier Culture Museum, Virginia USA. Dr. Nwachukwu  Anakwenze , the only African man to represent the African interest at the Board of Trustees of the Frontier Culture Museum, Virginia USA represents CISA and the entire Igbos at the Frontier Culture Museum, Virginia, USA  . Representatives at the village come from all works of lives, from Virginia State elected officials (Senators, Majors, State Representatives and government officials such as the Deputy Attorney General to he museum staff.

CISA works in concert with the government of the state of Virginia USA...

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New DSGs Elected For Women and Child and Youth Affairs

Ada Chioma Ogueri
Dr. Mrs Antonia Ume

Dr. Mrs Antonia Ume

Congratulations to our newly elected DSGs Dr. Uche Umeh and Ada Chioma Ogueri on their elections to the positions; DSGs Women and Child and Youth Affairs:

It is my great pleasure to congratulate Dr. Uche Umeh and Ada Chioma Ogueri on their elections to the positions of DSGs Women and Child and Youth Affairs respectively.

It must be noted that CISA have over its very short years in existence developed “fraternal solidarity” on its common journey towards the visible unity of Ndi-Igbo in the Americas and common commitment to leave an indelible imprints on the landscape.

CISA has over the years of its existence benefited from good cooperation with its DSGs in addressing some of the crucial issues of our time from the perspective of Ndi-Igbo in the Americas.

May the S...

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1st Igbo World Festival of Arts and Culture


History will be made in Staunton Virginia, when Ndigbo from all Continents of the World and all their guests, including our brothers and sisters from the African American Communities assemble at the Igbo Village, part of the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton Virginia, USA on July 24-26, 2014 to showcase and celebrate our rich cultural heritage.

Our artists, writers, musicians, choral singers, dancers, masquerades, best of Nollywood movies and a wide array of Cultural performers would be in Virginia to let the world see the rich traditions, talents and cultural heritage of our people.

We are assembling some of the best of our dancers/masquerades to entertain all our guests and VIPs, including Governors from Nigeria, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Senators and Representatives, our Nigerian Brothers and S...

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The Council of Presidents of the Council of Igbo States in Americas (CISA) has elected Mr. Chudi Asidianya as President and head of a new leadership to pilot the affairs of the organization for the next two years. The leadership change of guard conducted in accordance with CISA Bye-Laws was ratified by CISA Governing Council at the first Council meeting held on January 5th, 2014.

CISA leadership rotates in alphabetical order among the Igbo speaking states that constitute the Council of Igbo States in Americas. The states are Abia, Anambra, Anioma-Delta, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, and Rivers States. Member states are represented in CISA by their national association President.

CISA is committed to working, collaborating and partnering with all to leverage Ndi Igbo in Diaspora as a strategic part...

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