Dancing feet planted firmly on the compounds soil Gracefully gliding through space Secular to ceremonial Undulations, Ripples, Accentuated Spines Heads covered in White Priestesses Honoring spirit through DANCE- a crucial role in the African way of life.
An introduction, welcoming, and salutation to the Chief of the compound. It is true! We each have a twin in Africa. The priestess in the center (photos forthcoming) has a striking resemblance to Taraji P. Henson! You know those eyes! The pronounced cheekbones, and she had the nerve to have on lashes, okay? The swag and slayage is here in these temples too! Yass, Queen(s) come through!
If you’ve taken a Haitian dance class, you will feel this! THIS is the ROOT. The Source.
Continuously inspired by my Beninese people. This country, the rituals, the reverence for the divinities, the knowledge and information that I’m learning by watching. Receiving by participation. Actively seeking, engaging, connecting. Vodou is open, it’s free. It’s accepted. It is...