Cultural Roots

Screen Shot 2013-12-12 at 11.31.14 AMThe cultural roots of Brazil, like it’s history is rich and complicated. From the Jesuit priests and the catholic religion to the native indigenous people, Brazil is a heavy mixture of all types of demographics, social economic backgrounds and race. A country with the largest diaspora from Africa with 10x more slaves than North America. The indigenous people, who became slaves during colonization had never understood the concept of working for another but because of the Portuguese’s superior armor, steel and guns, they were left with little choice.

There's much more than what you see on the surface with culture

There’s much more than what you see on the surface with culture

Brazilian Slaves

The “Cartolas” (big hats) were the Portuguese owners and used slaves as a thing, a commodity to extract resources such as gold and sugar.

The indigenous Brazilians had never known about the concept of slavery or working for another

The indigenous Brazilians had never known about the concept of slavery or working for another

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