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Moko jumbie
also called "moko jumbi" or "mocko jumbie" and has 2 more synonyms

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  1. a stilts walker or dancer

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  2. The origin of the term may come from "Moko" (a possible reference to an African god) and "jumbi", a West Indian term for a ghost or spirit that may have been derived from the Kongo language word zumbi

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  3. While the god Moko is from the Kongo (or Congo) and Nigeria, from the Nuapa people, Trinidad has added their own touch to him

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 21, 2009
  4. are thought to originate from West African tradition brought to the Caribbean

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  5. character may wear colorful garb and carnival masks

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  6. They also frequent festivals and celebrations such as Caribbean Carnival

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