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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.
- Voodoo: Search for the Spirit. Laennec Hurbon. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (1995)
- The Complete Idiot's Guide To Voodoo Shannon R. Turlington. Alpha Books. (2001)
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