Afro-Uruguayan are Uruguayans of African descent. The first Africans were brought in 1587 and slavery was abolished in 1842. They are estimated to be about 9% of the population with 270,000 Afro-Uruguayans. They are mainly  in Montevideo, the capital city. The African influences are: MUSIC AND DANCE- candombe and malambo-Uruguayan; RELIGION- umbanda

For Afro-Uruguayan History and Culture


History- https://minorityrights.org/minorities/afro-uruguayans/


History- Afro-Uruguayan - Afropedea


History- https://www.pambazuka.org/governance/afro-uruguay-brief-history

Video History and Culture with Prof George Reid Andrews- https://youtu.be/3UtTJ3hJe44


Video Activism- https://youtu.be/krAtcv98g0A

Video History and Culture- https://youtu.be/HrCemExPqEM

 Afro-Uruguayan  Music and Dance Resources

Info- Uruguay: Spirit of Afro Resistance Alive in Candombe - Upside Down World


Video Candombe- https://youtu.be/ir5zJc_oL3E


Afro-Uruguayan Rican Religion and Spirituality Resources


Video- https://youtu.be/Bt5_ajEl1Rg