He evolved after the Haitian Revolution when slaves were able to own property. Depicted as a country bumpkin that loves to eat, he is kind and gentle and he has no alternate sinister (petro) form. Azaka is identified with Saint Isadore. He is celebrated and affiliated with Labor Day in Haiti (May 1).
Azaka Medeh belongs to the same family of spirits as Azaka-Tonnerre, loa of thunder.