Tag Archives: evil spirits


Aloe Vera Plants to Ward Off Evil

AB: Aloe Vera plants in the front of your house to protect you from evil. I didn’t know that was why we had Aloe plants in the front of our house. I have never heard of that before.  Context AB is a 20 year old biology student at UCSB from southern California that is half… Continue Reading »

Filipino Folklore: The Maligno

Context: The informant is a Filipino American woman in her late twenties. I asked her if she knew any stories or folklore from either friends or possibly any folklore from her family and her culture. She mentioned her mother knew many stories about spirits and creatures in the Philippines. The main piece is told in… Continue Reading »

Filipino Funeral Rituals & Superstitions

Context: The informant is a 26-year-old male of Filipino descent. He will be referred to as DY. DY and his family lived in Hawaii for a time, and he currently resides in California. His piece of folklore comes from a memory he had in Hawaii and is described in the main piece in his own… Continue Reading »

Stonegate Mansion

Title: Stonegate Mansion Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Julianna K. Keller Nationality: American, caucasian Age: 20 Occupation: Student Residence: 325 West Adams Blvd./ Los Angeles, CA 90007 Date of Collection: 4/09/18 Description: Stonegate mansion was owned by a businessman in the early 1970s. One evening, the owner of Stonegate discovered that his wife was having an… Continue Reading »