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Capoiera Angola Master Teaches from the Source

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Shivers,Kaia (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
2001-05-23
Published:
Los Angeles, CA
ISBN:
0890-4340
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Education, Brazil, Religion, Congo (Democratic Republic), Educators, South America, Culture, Black culture, Recreation, Sports, Spirituality, Teaching, Grande, Joao
Notes:
Not rooted or identified as a Brazilian martial art, Capoiera Angola is the foundation of which African-Brazilians adapted the rhythmic form of self-defense and offense called Capoiera. The indigineous Capoiera Angola is the mother/father of Brazil's Capoeira, which was formed when Africans from Central Africa were brought to South America in bondage. Capoeira Angola goes further.