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The Djembe - The Goddess
African pride djembe djembelove femaledjembeplayer Mandinka traditional instrument West African drumLiam Smith
While djembe were traditionally played by men, many consider the djembe itself to embody the female spirit. The Mandinka (Maninke) people of western Africa are believed to have created the djembe around 1300 AD and Mandinka men play them in various ceremonies and celebrations. These days, women play djembe as often as men do and many female players say they feel closer to the spirit of the feminine divine when they play. Members of a djembe ensemble sing and clap hands, while dancing around a drum circle, showing off their skill. Singers, dancers and players may hold a single song for hours as...