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Folk Magic Beliefs

From Africa, to The Caribbean and elsewhere…a look into Voodoo, Santeria and other Ancient beliefs, many STILL practised.

San Daime

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/san-daime 28th Nov 2022 - A Folk Religion which can be traced to the 1930s and Brazil (South America) – ‘’Santo Daime’’ is a combination of Cathol …

Macumba

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/macumba 28th Nov 2022 - Developed from several African Slave ‘’transplanted’’ Religious Beliefs into South America (16th Century), ‘’Macum …

Ayida Wedo

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/ayida-wedo 25th Nov 2022 - Another Island of Haiti Deity, Ayida Wedo is a Snake Goddess. Seen as the protector of rivers and water sources in that Country, she is represented by …

The ''Evil Eye''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-evil-eye 22nd Nov 2022 - Since it first ‘’appeared’’ around The 6th Century BC in The Mediterranean Region of The World, The ‘’Evil Eye&rsq …

Rose Mint

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/rose-mint 22nd Nov 2022 - The ‘’Rose Mint’’ Plant – or Agastache Pallidifora, was (and is), seen by The Native American Navajo Tribes, as a &lsquo …

Ti Malice and Bouki

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/ti-malice-and-bouki 20th Nov 2022 - According to several Haitian Voodoo (Folk Magic) Sects, The Ghede (Spirits_ known as ‘’Ti Malice and Bouki’’ were the personif …

Maitresse Delai

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/maitresse-delai 15th Nov 2022 - Another ‘’Loa’’ (Spirit Deity) from The Voodu Religion, ''Maitresse Delai'' hald a special place in folk worship. As we have s …

Coco Macaque

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/coco-macaque 14th Nov 2022 - In several Caribbean Folk Magic Sects a ''Coco Macaque'' is a name given to a special ‘’magical staff’’ or stick. Crafted …

Obatala

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/obatala 14th Nov 2022 - Part of The Umbanda (African) Religion, which combined Yoruban and Christianity  - ''Obatala'' the personification for Jesus Christ. Known as The …

Muti Murder

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/muti-murder 14th Nov 2022 - ''Muti Murder'' or more appropriately called ''Medicine Murder'', is a largely outlawed and condemned ''Folk Magic'' Practice found mostly in Southern …

Drapo Flags

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/drapo-flags 14th Nov 2022 - A component of Haitian Folk Magic – eg ''Voodoo'', The ''Drapo Flag'' (sometimes referred to as a Banner), is a cloth display which also serves …

Chico Charm

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/chico-charm 14th Nov 2022 - A component of Caribbean Folk Religion – especially among Adherents of Voodoo –  a ''Chico Charm''or Charm can be a figurine, made fr …