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Cadejo (Ka-de-ho)

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Acrylics on 6 by 4 foot Canvas tapestries.
                                            By: Dismas
Cadejo is the devil incarnated as a savage black dog that walks the village streets on dark nights in Belize. According to legend, Cadejo is accompanied by an evil spirit that drags a chain and prey on the souls of drunks. Some drunks have been fortunate to survive an encounter with Cadejo because a white Cadejo appears and fights with the black Cadejo. Drunks that survive will forever be plagued with nightmares of Cadejo.

Sucia (Soos-ya)

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Mixed media on 2 by 4 foot wood panel.
                                            By: GrissyG
Sucia is an evil seductress that appears laying in the bushes by deserted roadsides of Belize. According to legend, Sucia bears her breast to seduce men to follow her deep in the jungles. Men that follow Sucia into the jungle become lost and disoriented for days while she waits for them to grow weak then steals their soul.

Tabai (Tah-buy)

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Acrylics on 6 by 4 foot Canvas tapestries.
                                            By: Dismas
Tabai is an evil male spirit that lives in the Ceiba trees of Belize. According to legend, Tabai has some features of a woman to trick men to follow him. Once the men are isolated in the jungle, Tabai reveals his true identity and beats them to death then takes their soul.

Llorona (Yoh-ro-na)

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Mixed media on 2 by 4 foot wood panel.
                                            By: GrissyG
Llorona is a jealous spirit that appears by the riverbanks of Belize. According to legend, Llorona weeps on rainy nights because she killed her only child and is cursed for eternity. Jealous of others, Llorona will steal children and drown them.

Sisimito (Si-si-mee-to)

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Acrylics on 6 by 4 foot canvas tapestries.
                                          By: Dismas
Sisimitos and Sisimitas are a rare species of hominoids believed to be extinct. According to legend, Sisimitos and Sisimitas live deep in the caves of Belize and are occasionally spotted to this day. Be warned, encounters with a Sisimito or Sisimita can result in death for they are also known to eat humans.

Sisimita (Si-Si-mee-ta)

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Mixed media on 2 by 4 foot wood panel.
                                               By: GrissyG
Sisimitas and Sisimitos are a rare species of hominoids believed to be extinct. According to legend, Sisimitas and Sisimitos live deep in the caves of Belize and are occasionally spotted to this day. Be warned, encounters with a Sisimita or Sisimito can result in death for they are also known to eat humans.