«Zumbi was descending of the warrior’s imbangalas or jagas of Angola and he was born about 1655 in a mocambo of the quilombo. The word Zumbi means black "God of white soul."
It is "amazing that, without score, they get to maintain their rituals and compositions from immemorial times” J. A. Peret
Is discovered like this, sharply, the most sensitive point of the virgin soul. The native lets to expire easily for the music and she was used as half prodigious for the Jesuits for the catechesis. Really, it was the music the missionary's great weapon.
Among the dogões of Africa, whose symbolic system is lunar and aquatic, "the ostrich sometimes substitutes the wavy lines or the successions of the sticks that symbolize the roads of the water". In these representations, the body of the ostrich is painted in the form of concentric circles and of sticks.
This myth is not exclusively aborigine, because there are in the cosmogony legends of Fans of Africa the image of Mboya, acting at the forest a they find wandering in search of Bingo, the son to who Nzamé had shot to the cliff. He also exists in Maranhão, a more approximate myth of the one of the tribe of Fans than of the Will-o'-the-wisp. It is what is known by the kuracanga name. When a woman has seven daughters, the last sees kuracanga, that is, the head leaves the body, at night and, in form of fire ball, it rotates at random for the fields, frightening to who finds in that it finds strange tramp. There is, however, half certain of stopping that horrible hard life, it is to do with that the oldest daughter is this youngest child's godmother.
In Africa the serpent is the rainbow for Sudanese’s and Bantus, N'Tyama, horse of Nz'ambi, Mu-kyama, etc. (Foot. Tastevin, Read idées religieuses give africains, 8, 10).»