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Sacerdotisa da deusa Oduduwa

Sacerdotisa da deusa Oduduwa

A Jurubeba Cultural: ● Gente ... do planeta.   (Índia Shipibo rio Ucayali, Peru.    Fotografia de Thomas Hoepker).   (Índia Shipibo, rio Ucay...

A Jurubeba Cultural: ● Gente ... do planeta. (Índia Shipibo rio Ucayali, Peru. Fotografia de Thomas Hoepker). (Índia Shipibo, rio Ucay...

Queen Amina Mohamud - Nigeria - about 1450 CE: Amina was a warrior queen Muslim Hausa of Zazzau, in what is now north central Nigeria. She is the subject of many legends, but it is widely considered by historians to have been a real ruler. Popular myth says Amina was a fierce warrior and fighting loved. She avoided marriage and instead helped Zazzau conquer neighboring tribes and become the center of North African trade

Queen Amina Mohamud - Nigeria - about 1450 CE: Amina was a warrior queen Muslim Hausa of Zazzau, in what is now north central Nigeria. She is the subject of many legends, but it is widely considered by historians to have been a real ruler. Popular myth says Amina was a fierce warrior and fighting loved. She avoided marriage and instead helped Zazzau conquer neighboring tribes and become the center of North African trade

Water plays an important part in the Voodoo ritual. Often it is taken into the mouth of a mambo or hungan and sprayed in the four directions of the compass

Water plays an important part in the Voodoo ritual. Often it is taken into the mouth of a mambo or hungan and sprayed in the four directions of the compass

Oshun ( Oxum) is an Orisha, is the queen of freshwater, lady of the rivers and waterfalls, also revered in Candomblé and Umbanda, religions of African origin. Oshun is the Goddess of beauty, Orisha of love, fertility and motherhood, responsible for protecting the fetuses and newborn children.***

Oshun ( Oxum) is an Orisha, is the queen of freshwater, lady of the rivers and waterfalls, also revered in Candomblé and Umbanda, religions of African origin. Oshun is the Goddess of beauty, Orisha of love, fertility and motherhood, responsible for protecting the fetuses and newborn children.***

Haitian Vodou Priestess, La Belle Deesse

Haitian Vodou Priestess, La Belle Deesse

Africa | Gelede Masqueraders.  Yoruba people, Nigeria. | © "The Dance, Art and Ritual of Africa".  Michel Huet, Jean Laude, Jean-Louis Paudrat.  Published in 1978, Pantheon Books

Africa | Gelede Masqueraders. Yoruba people, Nigeria. | © "The Dance, Art and Ritual of Africa". Michel Huet, Jean Laude, Jean-Louis Paudrat. Published in 1978, Pantheon Books

Vodun Zangbeto Ouidah DanXome

Vodun Zangbeto Ouidah DanXome

The cult of voodoo  Traditional animistic religion is very present in the lives of Benin. In SOUTH BENIN, it is practiced under the name of voodoo cult which still retains a great vivacity in Black communities transplanted from the slave trade in the Caribbean Islands and Latin America. The priests of voodoo worship is a true hierarchical clergy well. Besides these, mention should be made Bokonon became lined healers who use FA or ORACLE.

The cult of voodoo Traditional animistic religion is very present in the lives of Benin. In SOUTH BENIN, it is practiced under the name of voodoo cult which still retains a great vivacity in Black communities transplanted from the slave trade in the Caribbean Islands and Latin America. The priests of voodoo worship is a true hierarchical clergy well. Besides these, mention should be made Bokonon became lined healers who use FA or ORACLE.

Africa | Egùngùn, Yoruba masquerade garment, Yorubaland, Nigeria | c. 1950’s onwards. | Mixed media.

Africa | Egùngùn, Yoruba masquerade garment, Yorubaland, Nigeria | c. 1950’s onwards. | Mixed media.

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