Posted by hougansydney.com on Sunday, October 5, 2014
Ti Jean is a fire Loa, who lives in the bushes. He is a powerful magician who primarily deals with black magic and he's part of secret Voodoo societies (sanpwèl). Like most Loas who fall under the Petro rite, his possessions are unbelievably violent and it takes quite some times for people to regain their consciousness after hea leaves the body. He dances on fire, and his offering, a sheep, is usually burn to the ashes.
He is viewed as a one legged dwarf who is surprisingly very agile in climbing his favorite tree; the coconut tree. He always wear a straw hat, and carry a baton for support.
People show great respect for Ti Jean, as he is known to set houses on fire when he is mad. He always wears a straw hat, and carries a baton for support. Many considered him to be the son of Erzulie Dantor, and believe that they are also involved an in incestuous relationship. But that is untrue, Erzulie Dantor is known to have only one child named Anaise who is affectionately called Ti Koukoun. He is also involved with Marinette.
His ceremony takes place on Saint Jean Day, June 24th, whose image is also use to depict him. His color is Yellow.