Xirê is the word used in Candomblé to describe a drumming feast for the Orisha.
Monthly Archives: December 2017
Orixa Ninu Ile: Complete Documentary
Orixa Ninu Ile is a documentary about Candomblé that takes viewers through Ile Axe Opo Afonja in Bahia to take a look at specific Orisha and their worship. This documentary truly is a gem, and I’ve been working on translating and adding subtitles.
Documentary: Odo Ya! Life With AIDS
Before modern medicine, indigenous people around the world took care of themselves with medicine from the earth. There was always someone in the community with knowledge of herbs who could help heal the sick, and even prevent illness. During and immediately following slavery, where Africans and their descendants in the diaspora seldom had access toContinue reading “Documentary: Odo Ya! Life With AIDS”