Genvie Man Fishing

Category: People

 

Photo and caption by Drucille Stafford

A local man catching fish. He lives on the water and the city was created during the time of slavery, The local people build their homes on the water and had the Voodoo doctors put a spell on the water so the slavers were afraid to enter the lake to capture the locals. this city has over 30,000 persons living there with schools and hospitals all build on stilts, on the water

Location: Ganvié in the Republic of Benin

 

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