Trinidad and Tobago: Soucouyant Legend

My Issues Are Showing posts about the Trinidadian folk legend of the Soucouyant. In a comment, Abeni says the same legend exists in St. Vincent.


  • Variations of any legend will be found scattered around the world. There is also evidence that there is a version of the same legend in Jamaica, Barbados etc. The soucouyant itself is a Caribbean version of the vampire. I merely stated what I knew about.

  • Hi Solace – I think that’s what’s interesting. Maybe some day a Caribbean anthropologist will come on and comment more about the origin of the legend. Thanks for commenting!

  • mia

    i’m from trinidad and tobago, the soucouyant legend is possible, my grandmother has seen one before and my aunt, no one from other countries believe it and i don’t know why Well that’s all i have to say about that lataz

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