Pronounced: Neh-gra Frahn-sees-ka
Negra Francisca is considered a saint in Venezuelan Espiritismo and a very prominent spirit in Maria Lionza’s African Court. Negra Francisca is a historical person, the consort of escaped Cuban slave and revolutionary leader, Negro Felipe. Francisca, of Yoruba ancestry, was born near the Venezuelan coastal town of Higuerote. A friendly, gregarious spirit, she is invoked for protection and romantic remedies.
Negra Francisca is envisioned as a beautiful woman with a red turban and large hoop earrings.
Offering: Rum, beer, flowers, incense, candles, cigars, cigarettes
Maria Lionza; Negro Felipe
Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by :Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.