Caribbean Mythology

The Spirits of Haiti and Cuba

ELEGUÁ

Cuban Santería Trickster Spirit

Also known as Elegua

An Oricha

One of the remaining Cuban Orichas. There are 16 of them.

He could also be the Yoruba Elegua from Africa, who would delight in this sort of confusion.

Eleguá Facts and Figures

Name: Eleguá
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Elegua

Gender: Male
Type: Spirit
Area or people: Cuba
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Mayhem
Area of expertise: Trickster, Mischief, Mayhem

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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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