Tag Archives: Santeria

Afro-Cuban Event

America is known as a melting pot for the reason it is the home for an eclectic group of people from all over the world with different religions, cultures, races, ethnicities, and overall beliefs. I cannot stress enough how significant it is for not only Americans, but the entire population to experience and educate their […]

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Personality Typing for Santeria Oricha’s

Whilst taking Shaking the Spirit, I found the polytheistic aspect of the course the most interesting. We spent a lot of time looking into the Afro-Creole religion Santeria. Santeria in Spanish means the “worship of saints,” a fitting name for an extremely unique polytheistic religion like Santeria. For a while, we focused our studies on […]

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Afro-Cuban Media Proposal: Me You & Eshu

Final Project Abstract Me, You & Eshu Television Series Treatment The Assignment: Students were prompted to come up with a proposal for a project of some sort of expressive communication that allows them to familiarize an American audience with Afro-Cuban religions and culture. We’re at a point in history where it would be beneficial for […]

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TV Show Proposal: Santeria in Cuba

The United States and Cuba have had a long-severed relationship. The Cuban culture, religions, and aesthetics are not commonly known to Americans. I am proposing a TV series to help break a barrier between the current perception of the Afro-Cuban experience and the way in which Afro-Caribbean religion is practiced. The TV series would feature […]

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Munchkin Santeria

For class this semester we have been learning about the Afro-Caribbean culture and how it is entering and merging with the United States. This religion started when African Yoruba slaves were brought to Cuba. To preserve their culture they decided to fuse aspects of their culture with the dominant culture in that new area they […]

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