Maman Brigitte

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Maman Brigitte
Veve for Maman Brigitte
Venerated in Haitian Vodou, Folk Catholicism
Attributes Black rooster, fire, hot peppers, rum
Patronage Death, gravestones, cemeteries, obscenities, souls of deceased relatives

Maman Brigitte (French: Mother Brigitte) also written Grann Brigitte, Manman, Manman Brigit, Manman Brijit is a death loa and the wife of Baron Samedi in Vodou. She drinks rum infused with hot peppers and is symbolized by a black rooster. Like Baron and the Ghede, she uses obscenities.

She protects gravestones in cemeteries if they are properly marked with a cross.

A New World loa, Maman Brigitte is syncretized with various saints, including Saint Brigid and Mary Magdalene.