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The history of Mestre Pastinha, a beloved Papa of Capoeira. An excellent site that gives a historical legitimacy and cultural perspective upon the Art. Capoeira Martial Arts, Elements Of Dance, Brazilian Martial Arts, Orange County, Warrior Spirit, African Diaspora, Man Photo, France, Martial - Shop for over 300,000 Premium Domains

The son of José Señor Pastinha and Eugênia Maria de Carvalho, Vicente Ferreira Pastinha was born on April 5th, 1889 in Salvador-BA, Brasil. Mestre Pastinha was exposed to capoeira at the age of 8 by an African name Benedito. An older

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 What other martial arts refer as sparring, in Capoeira its called Jogo (game). The "Jogo" between two players determined by the rhythm of the Berimbau. Angola Africa, West Africa, Capoeira Regional, Wado Ryu Karate, Brazilian Martial Arts, Fight Techniques, Call And Response, African History, Dance

Capoeira Angola

Capoeira is an art that has evolved in Brazil over the last four hundred years, since the first slaves were brought from west Africa to build the new colony for the Portuguese empire. The Africans brought with them a culture of nature-based ritual magic, ancestor worship, and plant-spirit medicine. Their traditional practices changed to adapt…

Pierre Edouard Leopold Verger alias Fatumbi or Ftmb 4 November 1902 in Paris 11 February 1996 in Salvador Brazil was a photographer selftaught et Ecuador, Peru, Brazilian Martial Arts, Samurai, Dream Pictures, Power To The People, African Diaspora, Black Power, People Around The World

Pierre Verger - "Black Gods in Exile"

The picture-taking nomad was so awed by the charm of Brazil’s former capital and its citizens that, over the next 50 years, he chose it as the center of his life and as his base and starting point for countless trips to Africa. Introduction to Pierre Verger - Black Gods in Exile By Manfred