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Moko Jumbies: The Dancing Spirits of Trinidad

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Seventeen years ago, Glen 'Dragon' De Souza founded the Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture on the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. The school's mission was to revive the almost-forgotten West African tradition of the moko jumbie, or 'stilt-walker', and adopt it into the annual Carnival celebration. Not only would it restore a centuries-old tribal custom that had ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published July 13th 2006 by Pointed Leaf Press (first published November 2004)
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Beautiful pictures with very little text. A wonderful book, but I would have loved a bit more information to go along with the vibrant images.
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