Palo is a religion brought to the New World
from the Congo.
in Cuba, Brazil and Haiti,
and has since traveled throughout the diaspora.
A "palo" in Spanish literally means "stick".
Traditionally, sticks cut from branches
of selected trees have been
used as medicine for healing and magic.
Some Afro-Cuban Palo entities are:
LuceroCubayende Siete Rayo
Madre AguaMama Chola Centalla
Sarabanda Tiembla Tierra
Brazo Fuerte Vence Batalla
The music of palo has many rhythms
which we will make available on this page soon
so stay tuned.
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