Northern Kentucky University
Little is known about Frederick Douglass’ lineage beyond the names of his maternal grandparents. This short story takes some creative license by going off the idea that one of Douglass’ fore-mothers was born in the fictional village of Adazi (located in modern day South East Nigeria, West Africa). The whole story is being told from the shaman’s perspective, whose ability to see across oceans has allowed the Muojeke clan to keep themselves updated on the lives of their descendants. In this account, one follows the African history of the great orator, abolitionist and most photographed American of the 19th century.
2020 Celebration of Student Research and Creativity presentation
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 Fiction, Douglas family Fiction, Douglas family Genealogy