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It’s after dark and a tour guide leads the way off the beaten path to a neighborhood just outside of the Vedado section of Havana.
Francesca Sunkin, a professor in the modern languages department at Western Kentucky University has set up a meeting with Elias, a man well versed in Santeria.
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“Even when you were born in a family of Santeria or whatever.
Most of the people who have been initiated into Santeria it’s because they have a problem to solve.” The origins of Santeria date back to the days when slaves were brought to Cuba from Africa without physical possessions, but with plenty of religious traditions some of which became the basis for Santeria, which for centuries has permeated the Cuban existence.
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Meet other local people who are interested in Orisha and other Yoruba based Traditions. Their culture, society, and the original spiritual system of Ifa, as well as the new world traditions such as Candomble, Lucumi, Santeria, and Trinidad Shango.Most of these activities do not take place in Northern Colombia where you will be staying.There are two primary reasons for this: Firstly, the coastal areas draw tourists that the government protects for tourism revenue.When the communist party banned organized religion in the early 1960s over fears of subversion, Santeria’s underground influence endured partially because it was de-centralized. “Being able to go to a Santera’s house and see the shrines and the room where they do initiations and to be explained ‘oh this color means this or this person means that’,” said Sunkin.“You can read it in a book and that’s perfect, you can see it on TV as well and that’s perfect, but I think to be in the space was a whole…I’ll never forget that experience, I’ll be telling people about that until the day I die.” As for other religions on the island, the 1990s ushered in a relaxation of the rules in Cuba meaning houses of worship of several faiths have become much more visible.