Dream of the Water Children: The Black Pacific

L.A. Times Article: Singer in Peru building a Center for Afro-Peruvians

ACCLAIMED AFRO_PERUVIAN SINGER UNEARTHS A HIDDEN HISTORY:

Susana Baca stands with Natalia Maturana in her village of Santa Barbara.

 

Latin Grammy winner Susana Baca is building a center dedicated to Peru’s African heritage.  In combing the coast, she found songs rooted in the days of slavery, possibly saving them from extinction and bringing vindication to the present generation.  Also, the Asia-Pacific looms large in Peruvian heritage.

From LOS ANGELES TIMES July 2011. GO HERE

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