85 minutes | Jun 3, 2021

Spiritual & Mystical Leaders of the Nation: Eva Perón & Queen Nanny

Marina Pierce, longtime fan and loyal listener, joins Melissa on the mic to tell the story of Eva Perón. Eva Perón was an actress and First Lady of Argentina who many considered a literal saint for her endless generosity and charity toward the Argentine people. Melissa tells the story of Queen Nanny, "The Mother of all Jamaicans" who led a community of formerly enslaved africans known as the Windward Maroons.If you enjoy this episode, please share it with your friends on social media. If you're looking for ways to support this show, check out my new support feature!SHOW NOTESIn this episode, we talk about:Melissa and Marina's meeting in 2019 at PodCon 2 in Seattle, WAMarina's life as a student, actress, singer, dancer, and make up artist in Seattle, WANakedwines.com and Dave Harvey's SyrahEva Perón, Argentina's Spiritual Leader of the NationMoving to Buenos Aires at 15 years old and becoming a successful radio actress Eva's marriage to Juan Perón, which was largely due to political and career advancementThe Eva Perón Foundation and her involvement with the women's rights movement in ArgentinaEva's death and the disappearance of her body for 16 yearsQueen Nanny, the spiritual and military leader of JamaicaThe Atlantic Slave Trade + Queen Nanny's relocation from West Africa to Jamaica Queen Nanny's community of escaped slaves, The Windward MaroonsWaging war on the British to maintain independence in the Blue Mountains of JamaicaThe many myths and legends around Queen Nanny's magical powersRESOURCES:Follow Marina Pierce on InstagramFollow Melissa on InstagramCheck out the Mimosa Sisterhood websiteSign up for the Mimosa Sisterhood newsletter HERE and receive a free postcard!Call 562-270-4914 and leave a voice message to be featured in a future episodeCheck out Dave Harvey, SyrahWatch Madonna play Eva Perón in the movie Evita on Amazon PrimeWatch this awesome Youtube documentary on Queen Nanny of the MaroonsSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/mimosasisterhoodpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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