Ibo loa

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Ibo loa or Igbo loa, are a type of loa, of African origin, revered in Haiti.[1] These loa are linked to the Igbo people.[2] They are considered to be both stern and gentle, while the Petro or Vodou loa tend to be one or the other respectively.[3]


  1. ^ Bach, Marcus (1952). Strange altars. Bobbs-Merrill. 
  2. ^ Lovejoy, Paul E. (2000). Identity in the Shadow of Slavery. Top: Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 59. ISBN 0-8264-4725-2. 
  3. ^ Courlander, Harold (1939). Haiti singing. The University of North Carolina press.