Pre-Columbian Contacts: Dragon Cultures of Africa and the Americas is a companion text to Culture and Nurturance: the Aesthetic Life of School Children. This comparative analysis between the (Kemetians) ancient Egyptians, the Dogon, the Maya and the Tsalagi (Cherokee), explores the pre-columbian contacts of these four cultures and their connections to the Dragon Communities of the ancient world.
Dr. Aziza Braithwaite Bey is a Cultural Historian and an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at Lesley University. She teaches graduate students who are teachers of Pre-K - 12th grade, aspiring teachers and graduate students pursueing careers in Community Arts programs. She teaches on campus in Cambridge, MA and in 24 states in the university's National Program.