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Attamah, Amarachi

Affiliation: Syracuse University, New York

Pronouns: She/Her

Email Contact: caattama@syr.edu

Social Media: Amarachi Attamah (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)

Amarachi is a Chant Performer, Poet, Broadcaster, Mother-Tongue Advocate, Seeker, Researcher, Culture Anthropologist and Mentor of the SOUND YOUR GONG program. Her core interests are indigenous language sustainability, culture curation, memory and intangible heritage preservation.
She has performed in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, the United Kingdom (where she completed a four-month performance fellowship with the British Royal National Theatre), and many performances in the USA, one of which is Gendering Africa Symposium, an annual Africa Women Conference at Columbia University. She was also a selected act for the Performance Across Identities 2021 in the United States.

Amarachi just completed a Research, education and Interpretation Fellowship/Internship at the Frontier Culture Museum – for the West Africa Exhibit (Igbo Village) in Staunton, Virginia, USA.

She is a Graduate student of Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage preservation at Syracuse University, New York.