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AFRO-URUGUAYAN

Afro-Uruguayan

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