Eleggua: A Lucumí Legend (Paperback)

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Eleggua: A Lucumi Legend is a retelling or adaptation about the West African Orisha Eleggua. The Lucumi legends and traditions were brought to Cuba by the enslaved African people. There were countless legends or 'apataki' (sacred stories) about the orisha that are shared and reveal important life lessons and help people develop character.These legends have been traditionally been passed orally, each retelling is different but what is constant and what gives the retelling 'ache' or power is the core principle of the apataki and the essential elements of the story.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781790182039
ISBN-10: 1790182034
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: November 27th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English