Early 2Oth-c. trend in Cuban
music, literature and painting. It evolved from the European
avant-garde's interest in primitive art and the writings of the
anthropologist Fernando Ortiz, notably Los negros brujos (1906).
There were parallel movements in Puerto Rico and Haiti.
Santerķa icons at an open place of
worship in Havana.
Santerķa is a syncretism practiced by many Afro-Cubans
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