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Santeria
the way of the saints
Yoruba
a tribe of africans in present day western nigeria
Cabildos
religious brotherhoods, slaves could gather. maintained native religion this way
Baile
dance and drumming sessions
Los Reyes Malgos
feast days and processions
Las Reglas Congos
rule of CONGO
La Sociedad Secreta Abakua
secret society of abakua, darker more aggressive side of religion
La Regla de ocha: mixture of what
Yoruba religion, catholicism, espiritismo
Olodumare
supreme being and creator of universe
Ashe
life force of God, used in divination
The Orishas
superhuman beings or spirits, connect humans to Olodumare
Chango/ St. Barbara
Red, war
Oshun/ La Caridad el Cobre
Yellow, white, water
Babaluaye/St. Lazarus
Illness
How do you do divination
throwing the shells
Santero/as
preist/priestess
Babalows
high priest/priestess
Botanicas
where you buy supplies
Iyawo
recent initiate, has to wear white
La Ermita de la Caridad
Virgin Mary, source of struggle btw catholic and lukumi