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Gallery People Rulers

Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V of Lolan, 1933

King Lawson Aneho
King Lawson of Lolan, 1933. Edition A.A. Acolatse.

A postcard of Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V. He ruled from Apr 7 1921 to Jan 18, 1950. The Lolan … Read more “Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V of Lolan, 1933”

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History Religion Vodun

Chefs Fétichistes, Edition A. Acolatse

40. – TOGO. – Chefs fétichistes ». Edition A. Acolatse.

Those often called “Chefs Féticheurs” (high priest of a Fetish) carry the title Hounnon, Houngan, Houngbonon, or Hounnongan depending on … Read more “Chefs Fétichistes, Edition A. Acolatse”

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Hotels Places

Hôtel de la Paix then and now

In the early 1970s, a government campaign to boost tourism led to increased investment efforts in the hotel sector. When the national budget doubled following an increase in phosphate revenue … Read more “Hôtel de la Paix then and now”

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Art & Culture History People

The Batammariba reference in Beyoncé’s Black is King

Juxtaposition of Beyoncé as photographed by Travis Matthews & a Batammariba woman by unknown photographer
Beyoncé as seen by Travis Matthews in Black Is King, Disney

I was watching Beyoncé’s … Read more “The Batammariba reference in Beyoncé’s Black is King”