Jabari Osaze (Heru Djeden Ma'at Aten Ra)
Jabari Osaze also known as Heru Djeden Ma'at Aten Ra has studied Ancient Egypt for nearly 30 years, focusing primarily on the areas of philosophy, esoteric symbols and sacred science. Brother Osaze has led study groups in Egypt since 2002 and tours of the world-renowned Egyptian collections at museums such as New York’s Brooklyn Museum and Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Oriental Museum of Chicago, and the British Museum in the UK.
While completing his Bachelor of Science degree at Cornell University, Brother Osaze’s studies led him to the monumental works of Ra Un Nefer Amen and R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz. He began focusing on the practice of the Ancient Egyptian (Kemetic) ideal.
In 1998, he was initiated into a Kemetic order, the Shrine of Ptah, by Chief Priest Heru Ankh Ra Semahj Se Ptah. Brother Osaze has continued his study with the Shrine of Ptah. In 2005, he was initiated into the order of Sacred Kingmen and received the coronation name Heru DjedenMa'at Aten Ra. He now serves as the Chief Priest of the Shrine of Ma'at. Jabari holds a master's degree in Divinity from the University of Metaphysical Sciences and a Master's of Human Service Administration from Cornell University. He is currently completing his doctorate in Divinity.
Brother Jabari is the author of Seven Little White Lies: The Conspiracy to Destroy the Black Self-Image and has been featured in several documentaries including Hidden Colors 5, Buck Breaking and Hapi: The Role of Economics on the Development of Civilization. He was recently enstooled as a Chief in the village of Moree in the Central Region of Ghana West Africa.
Dr. Anika Daniels-Osaze (Nfr-Ka Ma'at)
Dr. Anika Daniels-Osaze, also known as Nfr-Ka Ma’at is a linguist, educator, administrator, and author. Her interests and passion lie in Linguistics and Foreign Languages as well as the presence of Afrikan Women in Antiquity. Sister Ma’at received her bachelor's degree at Cornell University, her master's degree at New York University, a master of public health from SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and her doctorate from Northeastern University. She has studied the ancient Kemetic language known as the Metu Neter for over 20 years.
For the past 25 years, she has traveled to Kemet (Egypt) with the African Genesis Program as a group facilitator and lecturer. Along with her husband, Jabari, she has conducted tours of the various tombs, museums and temples in Egypt. Sister Ma’at currently works as the Associate Dean of Education in the School of Public Health and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University and serves as a mentor for several youth programs.
In 1998, she was initiated into a Kemetic order, the Shrine of Ptah, by Chief Priest Heru Ankh Ra Semahj Se Ptah. Brother Osaze has continued his study with the Shrine of Ptah. She now serves as the Co-Chief Priest of the Shrine of Ma'at.
Dr. Osaze is an author in the anthology, What Would I Tell My Younger Self? Volume 1 and has been featured in the documentaries, Di Ankh: THe Science of Kemetic Yoga and Pharaohs Unveiled. She was recently enstooled as a Queen Mother in the village of Moree in the Central Region of Ghana West Africa.