19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Blessing of Sacred Ground

Sula Spirit pours libations during the annual MAAFA Commemoration at Congo Square in New Orleans, LA. The ritual of pouring libation is an essential ceremonial tradition and a way of paying homage to the ancestors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Vincent Simmons