Pictures of the annual festival that honors Iemanjá, the most popular deity in the Candomblé and Umbanda religions.
The Yoruba religion helped me overcome immense grief and connected me with my ancestors.
"I wanted to portray the sense of pressure building and ceremony that comes with change."
Cristina de Middel's haunting and beautiful photographic interpretation of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts mixes fiction and photojournalism.
Oyotunji is an unlikely outpost of the Yoruba religion, a place where people can live lives devoted to worshipping their ancestors and honoring their culture.
Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz are the daughters of a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, but their musical roots go all the way back to their distant Yoruba ancestors.