Lucumí people

Regions with significant populations
Vernacular: Caribbean Spanish: Cuban Spanish; Liturgical: Lucumí
Related ethnic groups
Afro-Cubans, Afro-Latinos, Yorubas

The Lucumí people are an Afro-Cuban ethnic group[1] of Yoruba ancestry[2] that practice La Regla Lucumí.[3]

See also


  1. Ellen Koskoff (2008). The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Africa ; South America, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean ; The United States and Canada ; Europe ; Oceania. Routledge. p. 264. ISBN 978-0-4159-94-03-3.
  2. David Lindenfied; Miles Richardson (2011). Beyond Conversion and Syncretism: Indigenous Encounters with Missionary Christianity, 1800-2000. Berghahn books. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-8574-52-18-4.
  3. George Brandon. Santeria from Africa to the New World. Indiana University Press. p. 56.
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