Carlos Chavarria Major Devil in the Passion of the Christ

Interviewee: Carlos Chavarría
Excerpt Description: In this excerpt, Chavarría shares a story about what happened when the Major Devil played the starring role in the Passion of Christ.
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Interviewer: Renee Alexander Craft
Secondary Interviewer: n/a
Date of Interview: Jul-13
Interview Location: On the front porch of his family home in Portobelo, Panama
Interview Transcribed By: Gustavo Esquina
English Translation By: Oronike Odeleye
Ethnoracial Identity Discussed: Afro-Colonial, Afrodescendiente
Cultural Identity: Congo
Location Mentioned: Portobelo, Panama
Congo Spaces:
Congo Characters: Devils and Devil Tradition, Major Devil
Congo Tradition Mentioned: Devil embodiment
Cultural Organization: catholic church
Themes Mentioned: Congo tradition, Cultural performance, Devil character, Parody
Cultural Festivals: Easter, Passion of Christ
People Mentioned: N/A
Time Period Mentioned: 1989-2003
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Photo by: Renee Alexander Craft