The Chango Macho

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

Image of Chango Macho, Espiritu de la Buena Suerte (Good Luck Spirit), the Santeria religion's equivalent of Santa Barbara in Catholicism, Brooklyn, NY. Santeria, a Cuban religion based in West African beliefs, used saints and other Christian symbols to uphold their own practices during the Christianization of the Caribbean.


Creator
Justo A. Martí
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b87_f06_0001
Related Keywords
Religion, Afro-Latino experience, Santería
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. The Chango Macho: JAMa_b87_f06_0001. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 21 Oct 2019.
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