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 been squelched by colonialism and slavery, but De Souza dreamed it would also keep underprivileged children from street life and drugs. Today, more than one hundred moko jumbies - boys and girls from the age of four years old - practice at the Keylemanjahro School. Internationally recognized photographer Stefan Falke spent six years documenting these 'dancing spirits' of Trinidad. With rare power, he captures the vivid costumes and haunting beauty of the moko jumbie dances in over 200 dazzling colour photographs. Moko Jumbies: The Dancing Spirits of Trinidad celebrates the success of this spectacular movement that has not only e

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Book Description Pointed Leaf Press, New York, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 216 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. New book. PERFORMING ARTS. Seventeen years ago, Glen "Dragon" de Souza founded the Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture on the island of Trinidad. His 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. Today, more than one hundred Moko JumbiesÑboys and girls starting from the age of four years oldÑpractice at the Keylemanjahro School. Internationally recognized photographer Stefan Falke spent six years documenting these "dancing spirits" of Trinidad. With rare power, he captures the vivid costumes and haunting beauty of the Moko Jumbie dances in over 200 dazling color photographs. (Key Words: Moko Jumbies, Trinidad, Stefan Falke, Performing Arts, Glen Dragon de Souza, Keylemanjahro School of Arts and Culture, Stilt Walkers, Carnival). book. Bookseller Inventory # 71409X3

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