Caribbean Area ( lcsh ) Santería ( lcsh ) Religious articles -- 1970-1980 ( lctgm ) Martinez, Ramon ( local ) Orisha religion ( lcsh )
Shows Martínez dressed in white sitting on a living room floor with cowrie shells, a doll and a mask head. Original caption: Ramon Martinez and his tools for Santeria consultation.
Photo date stamped on back: September 18, 1978.
The Afro-Cuban Orisha religion is sometimes referred to as Santeria. Martinez, pictured here, is probably an Orisha priest. See <http://historymiamiarchives.org/online-exhibits/orisha/english/orisha-e-1.htm> for an illustrated description of Orisha.
Cite as Miami News Collection, HistoryMiami, 1995-277-3183.