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In “The Prize of Freedom”, the orishas, or gods, of the Lucumi (Cuban Yoruba)...

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jalcaina18 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 12, 2013 at 2:38 AM via web

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In “The Prize of Freedom”, the orishas, or gods, of the Lucumi (Cuban Yoruba) tradition enter characters lives, not only as intended recipients of invocations, but as interacting forces, personalities with human peculiarities

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currerbell | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted May 23, 2013 at 4:12 PM (Answer #1)

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True. The "orishas"  are said to have come down from heaven to assist and offer consolation to their followers.  These gods-on-Earth choose the people over whom they will watch over. According to Santería the Orishas chooses the persons whom they will watch over.

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