Andres Jimenez End of Participation and Changes after the Road

Interviewee: Andrés Jiménez
Excerpt Description: In this excerpt, Maestro Andrés discusses his reasons for no longer participating in the Congo tradition and the changes he has seen in the tradition with the advent of "the road."
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Interviewer: Renee Alexander Craft
Secondary Interviewer: n/a
Date of Interview: 26-Feb-03
Interview Location: On the front porch of Andrés Jiménez' family restaurant in Portobelo, Panama
Interview Transcribed By: Gustavo Esquina, Oronike Odeleye
English Translation By: Oronike Odeleye
Ethnoracial Identity Discussed: Afrocolonial, Afrodescendiente, La Raza Negra
Cultural Identity: Congo
Location Mentioned: Portobelo, Panama
Congo Spaces:
Congo Characters: Congos, Devils and Devil Tradition, El Pajarito/ The Messenger, Major Devil
Congo Tradition Mentioned: Congo characters, Congo culture, Congo embodiment, Congo game, Devil embodiment
Cultural Organization: N/A
Themes Mentioned: After "the road", Before "the road", Cultural change
Cultural Festivals: N/A
People Mentioned: N/A
Time Period Mentioned: After "the road", Before "the road"
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