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O Lenço Da Minha Mãe...A Reflection, Alicia Veiga May 1998

O Lenço Da Minha Mãe...A Reflection, Alicia Veiga

The Griot

A young Cape Verdean woman reflects on the head scarf worn by her mother. The head scarf serves as a symbol of her mother's strength, culture and constant presence in her life despite a move from Cape Verde to the United States.