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Iansa (rhythm ILU) Iansa is the female warrior of goddess and wind and lightning. Her dance and music is representative of the elements ( storms, wind and lightning) The color that represent Iansa is red. The traditional drum arrangement for Ilu is with 3 drums and 1 agogo bell, all played with sticks . This rhythm and dance originated with the Ketu of West Africa and spread to Brazil through the forced migration of African slaves.
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