No Meio do Mundo (20 images)

No Meio do Mundo - Quilombo do Curiau / In the middle of the world
The village Curiaú, northern Brazil, this project is about African slaves descendants that came here around 1760’s. These men and women managed to escape slavery and kept preserving until this day their ancient habits; they make their own manioc flour, mass is still sung and said in Latin together with the sound of their drums, called batuque, a rhythm that they created on the ships that brought them here...
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