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us: Auma, Alice, 1956-2007

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    • us: Lakwena, Alice, 1956-2007
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        Bungatira (Uganda)
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        • Organization: Holy Spirit Mobile Forces (Religious order)
        • Organization: Holy Spirit Safety Precautions (Religious order)
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          Military officers
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      • Sources

        • found: Alice und die Geister, c1993: t.p. (Alice Auma)
        • found: Alice Lakwena & the spirits, 2000: CIP galley (Alice Auma; possessed by spirit Lakwena and became known as Alice Lakwena)
        • found: Times online WWW site, Jan. 24, 2007 (Alice Lakwena; b. Alice Auma, probably in 1956, Acholiland; d. Jan. 17, 2007; elusive and enigmatic leader of the Holy Spirit Movement guerrillas in northern Uganda)
        • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed February 19, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lakwena, Alice Auma; Alice Auma; spiritualist, foreign military officer; born 1956 in Bungatira, Uganda; raised in the Anglican faith, then converted to Catholicism; began preaching the word of God (1985); was a medium of Christian spirit named Lakwena (messenger or apostle) during Ugandan civil war; after spirit's order healed the sick, then led holy war against evil in Uganda, against government army, internal enemy: impure soldiers, witches and pagans; founded Holy Spirit Mobile Forces (HSMF); tried to establish new moral order Holy Spirit Safety Precautions; was granted political asylum after defeat of HSMF in Kenya (1987); became a Christian prophetess in a refugee camp, Kenya; died 17 January, 2007, near Dedaab, Kenya)
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