Sobonfu Somé, whose name means "keeper of ritual," was born and raised in Burkina Faso, the former Upper Volta. She is an initiated member of the Dagara tribe of West Africa. Sobonfu and her husband, Malidoma Somé, teach the ancient wisdom of their tribe throughout the world.
"This is a teacher who can help us put together so many things that our modern western world has broken."-- Alice Walker, author of "The Color Purple"