African - An angel-trickster of the Fon. A god of destiny. Son of Lisa and Mawu or Minona. Occasionally called Legba.
West Indian - The sun-god of Haiti. During the daytime he operates the gate that gives spirits access to take possession of humans. He is depicted as an old man in ragged clothes with a stick which supports the universe. Identified as Legba.

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