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Cover mirror at night

BACKGROUND: My informant, MT, is a Mexican-American born in the US. Her parents are both immigrants from Mexico and speak Spanish. I asked MT if she had any familial superstitions or rituals that she wanted to talk about and she brought up this one. Despite not being very spiritual or religious, MT does this ritual… Continue Reading »

Mirror Man

After I told a friend that I was collecting folklore for one of my classes, he was intrigued so I asked him if he had any folklore he’d like to contribute. I briefly explained the different kinds of folklore he could tell me. He said he wanted to think of something that is specific to his hometown,… Continue Reading »

Removing Evil Spirits from a Beauty Salon

Nationality: American / Bosnia-Herzegovina Primary Language: English Other Language(s): Serbian Age: 54 Residence: New York City, USA Performance Date: April 10, 2017 (via Skype)     Sania is a 54- year old women born and raised in Bosnia-Herzegovina and emigrated to the United States over 34 years ago.  She is the owner of a beauty… Continue Reading »