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Palo: African Ritual in Cuba
A Cuban man pushes a cart loaded with the body of a dead pig intended to be eaten during an Afro-Cuban religious celebration in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 3 August 2009. The Palo religion (Las Reglas de Congo) belongs to the group of syncretic religions which developed in Cuba amongst the black slaves, originally brought from Congo during the colonial period. Palo, having its roots in spiritual concepts of the indigenous people in Africa, worships the spirits and natural powers but can often...more »
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Date > 3 Aug 2009
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