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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Folk saint.
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Folk saints by country

Argentina

Bolivia

  • El Tío [r]: In highland Bolivian folk religion, the spirit owner of the mountain, who is also known as Huari or Supay. [e]

Guatemala

  • Maximón [r]: A widely known folk saint from the highlands of Guatemala. [e]

Mexico

Peru

Venezuela

Other related topics

Devotions to folk saints frequently share characteristics with the devotions and offerings made to other indigenous or syncretic spirits found nearby.

  • El Tío [r]: In highland Bolivian folk religion, the spirit owner of the mountain, who is also known as Huari or Supay. [e]
  • Orixa [r]: A deity of Yoruba origin in Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Caribbean religions such as candomble. [e]