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Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond
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written by Mercedes Cros Sandoval, fl. 1975 (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007, originally published 2006), 457 page(s)
This introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santería explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs, and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and contexts. Exploring every facet of Santería's worldview, the book examines how practitioners have adapted receive...
written by Mercedes Cros Sandoval, fl. 1975 (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2007, originally published 2006), 457 page(s)
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Voices of the Orishas
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directed by Alvaro Perez Betancourt, fl. 2000; produced by Alvaro Perez Betancourt, fl. 2000 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 38 mins
This innovative ethnographic documentary demonstrates the survival and strength of the Yoruba cultural and religious heritage in the contemporary life of Caribbean African-Hispanics. Filmed in Havana among Afro- Cubans who practice Santeria (African spiritism), the video documents an important Guemilere, a ritual...
directed by Alvaro Perez Betancourt, fl. 2000; produced by Alvaro Perez Betancourt, fl. 2000 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 38 mins
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