In memory of Sandy Charleton Ajida,
trailblazing lesbian conga drummer,
circa 1975

woman drummer in African cap


women drumming in a convertible during a victory parade


Sandy Ajida and Matu Feliciano drum in a victory parade for Inez Garcia after she was acquitted of murder for shooting a man who raped her and who
later threatened
to kill her.

Photo © 1976 Liza Green.


painted conga drum, three views



Boricua Libre:
Drum painted by
Max Dashú


Lots more to come on this page, once the scans have been completed!