Marinette

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In Haitian Vodun, Marinette is a cruel and vicious loa. Marinette is represented by a screech owl and is often seen the portector of werewolves. Her Catholic counterpart is the Anima Sola who can either free one from bondage or drag you back. Her name is also Marinette Bwa Chech, which translates into Marinette of the Dry Arms suggesting that she is skeletal. Her colors are black and deep blood red. Her offerings are black pigs and black roosters plicked alive. Marinette was elevated to a lwa after her death. She is believed to be the Mambo who sacrificed the black pig at the culmination of the start of the first Haitian Revolution. While she is feared and tends to ride the horses violently, she can also be seen as one who frees her people from bondage.

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