Celedonio Molinar Continuing as Major Devil

Interviewee: Celedonio Molinar
Excerpt Description: In this short excerpt, Molinar discusses his choice to come out as Major Devil each year even after training others to do so.
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Interviewer: Renee Alexander Craft
Secondary Interviewer: Arturo Lindsay
Date of Interview: 3-Jun-00
Interview Location: Front porch of interviewee's home in Portobelo, Panama
Interview Transcribed By: Gustavo Esquina
English Translation By: Oronike Odeleye, Arturo Lindsay
Ethnoracial Identity Discussed: Afro-Colonial, Afrodescendiente
Cultural Identity: Major Devil in the Congo Tradition
Location Mentioned: Portobelo, Panama
Congo Spaces:
Congo Characters: Devils and Devil Tradition, Major Devil
Congo Tradition Mentioned: Congo culture, Congo game, Devil embodiment
Cultural Organization: Congos
Themes Mentioned: Congo tradition, Cultural continuity, Major Devil
Cultural Festivals: Carnival
People Mentioned: N/A
Time Period Mentioned: 1989-2003
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