This blog is dedicated to the life, works and causes of Manuel Querino, a Brazilian art historian, folklorist, ethnographer, African vindicationist, abolitionist, crusading journalist, politician, educator and labour leader, and one of Brazil's first black vindicationists
Honorary PhD for Iyalorisa Stella of Oxossi
At 9:30 a.m tomorrow, the Universade do Estado da Bahia (Uneb) will award Mãe Stella de Oxossi, iyalorisa of Ilê Axé Opo Afonjá, an honorary doctorate to mark the 70th anniversary of her initiation. Two people were selected to receive this honour in 2009. The other was Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, the President of Brazil.
Posted by Sabrina Gledhill at 10:28
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