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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Ansumana Gbembo

Tuesday Jun 18th, 2019

A desire to give back motivates Ansumana Gbembo to teach others African tailoring, an art that literally threads people and cultures together.

Sakala 2019

Erie’s Bhutanese to Celebrate Ubhauli Sakela 2019

Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Did you know that Erie is home to several hundred followers of an ancient earth-based spirituality? These people are the Kiranti Rai, and they are part of our larger Bhutanese Nepali community. Every May, since 2014, Erie’s practitioners have celebrated their beautiful spring planting ritual called the Sakela.