Simona Esquina Significance of Congo Name

Interviewee: Simona Esquina
Excerpt Description: In this Excerpt, Esquina discusses the significance of her Congo name "Revellin."
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Interviewer: Renee Alexander Craft
Secondary Interviewer: Gustavo Esquina
Date of Interview: 7-May-03
Interview Location: Interviewee's home in Portobelo, Panama
Interview Transcribed By: Gustavo Esquina
English Translation By: Oronike Odeleye
Ethnoracial Identity Discussed: Afro-Colonial, Afrodescendiente
Cultural Identity: "Revellín" or Primary singer in the Congo tradition, Congo
Location Mentioned: Portobelo, Panama
Congo Spaces:
Congo Characters: Singers and Drummers
Congo Tradition Mentioned: Congo culture, Congo drumming and singing, Congo names
Cultural Organization: Congos
Themes Mentioned: Congo singers, Congo tradition, Ritual performance
Cultural Festivals: Carnival
People Mentioned: N/A
Time Period Mentioned: N/A
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