Jumbee

Jumbee

Un jumbee, jumbie o jumbi es el nombre dado a los espíritus o demonios del folclore del Caribe.

Término

Es usado como un nombre genérico para describir a todas las entidades malévolas presentes en las creencias del Caribe. Según las diferentes tradiciones, se dice que existen numerosos tipos. Así, los diversos tipos reflejan la compleja historia del Caribe y su composición étnica, a partir de africanos, amerindios, indios orientales, ingleses, etc.

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