WOMEN DRUMMERS

In memory of Sandy Charleton Ajida,
trailblazing lesbian conga drummer,
circa 1975

woman drummer in African cap

 

women drumming in a convertible during a victory parade

 

Sandy Ajida and Matu Feliciano drum in a victory parade for Inez Garcia after she was acquitted of murder for shooting a man who raped her and who
later threatened
to kill her.

Photo © 1976 Joanne E'del.

 

painted conga drum, three views

 

 

Boricua Libre:
Drum painted by
Max Dashú

 

Lots more to come on this page, once the scans have been completed!