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A Celebration of Yemanjà at the DuSable Museum

May 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Yemanjà known throughout the Diaspora as the Goddess of fresh water lakes. She is the essence of womanhood, and the protector of children. Join the DuSable Museum for Afoxe’ a carnival tradition of Bahia Brazil which expresses African identity through singing, drumming and dancing with Guest Lecturer Mr.Kevin Davison; the Exhibitions Designer.

Najwa Dance Corps will bring joyous, fascinating life to the African-Brazilian culture through dance; Gingarte Capoeira Chicago, lively show and demonstrations of capoeira; performance artist; Sister Iya Adesanya –Kerr’s rendition of Yemanja’ through story telling; a sample taste of Sinha’ Delicious Brazilian Cuisine; and a Positive- Wishes White Balloon Release!


May 23, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place
Chicago , IL United States

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