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  1. His Royal Highness, Oba Efuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi (born Walter King) (5 October 1928 - 11 February 2005) was the first African-American to ever be initiated into the priesthood and initiation cult of any traditional African Religion/spiritu

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  2. His initiation paved the way for other African-Americans to recover and begin to practice traditional African beliefs that had been lost as a result of the transplantation of Africans during the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade

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  3. Having grown up with a natural interest in African culture, young Walter Eugene King seemed destined to find a way to express his African roots fully

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  4. left the Baptist faith he was born into, and traveled the world, going to Haiti in 1954 to study voodoo and 1955 to Europe and North Africa, often as a part of the Katherine Dunham Dance Company

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