March 31, 2012
Creole Drum Festival, Brazil
Photograph by Tyrone Turner, National Geographic
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Swirling to West African rhythms, residents of the Santa Rosa dos Pretos quilombo celebrate the recovery of a sick neighbor with a
tambor de crioula, a "creole drum" festival that mixes African and European traditions.
pictures from the April 2012 feature story "Where Slaves Ruled."
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