.November 20th is the National Day of Black Consciousness in Brasil.
Today November 20th 2012 Brasil celebrates Dia Nacional da Consciencia Negra, National Day of Black Consciousness.
Surrounded by members of who practice the Afro Brasilian religion called Candoble is a young girl dressed in ceremonial Oxun clothing.
This is a washing ceromony in which they use lavendar water to give thanks to divinity called Oxun, the Queen of all all waterfalls and rivers. On this day Brasil also celebrates the contributions Brasilians of African descent have made to Brasil.
E viva a beleza NEGRA do nosso Brasil!!!