Moko Jumbies: A Curator’s Statement
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Moko Jumbies: A Curator’s Statement

At street parades, hotels and cultural events on St. Croix, you might encounter colorfully masked and costumed stilt dancers reaching some twelve to fourteen feet in height, known as Moko Jumbies.  These entertainers perform synchronized, skilled and complex acrobatics, often balancing and jumping on just one stilt.  While the secular aspect of this tradition is … Continue reading