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Michael Atwood Mason
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I do culture at the Smithsonian and oricha religion everywhere else.
I do culture at the Smithsonian and oricha religion everywhere else.

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Check out my new Smithsonian article on the Feast of Babalú-Ayé!

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Check out an important Afro-Cuban holiday for this busy season!

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Itutu: Transformation, Rupture and Repair
Babalú-Ayé does not play a formal ritual role in the itutu,
the funeral ceremony for those oricha priests that have passed away. However
many elders contend that he delivers the body of the dead person to the
cemetery on a cart, and so he is always strongly...

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Another take on the Arará in uba.

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This has long been the most popular post on my blog, Baba Who? Babalú!

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Practical information about the worship of Babalú-Ayé or Asojano.
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