Ti Malice and Bouki

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Ti Malice is a trickster character and nemesis of Tonton (Uncle) Bouki in Haitian folklore. While Ti Malice is smart and guileful, Uncle Bouki is hardworking but is also very greedy. [1] It is the manipulation of this greed that allows Ti Malice to often get the best Uncle Bouqui. These characters are said to be a split of Anansi, the trickster character of the Ashanti of Ghana.

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References

  1. "Haiti Literature - Haitian folktales" (PDF). Teaching for Change. Retrieved 13 December 2015.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)