Note: Relationship of animals to orishas. Color symbolism. Significance of male and female roles. Hierarchy male. Cult members are women, associated with preparation of food and taking care of animals. Lomax: Do women have more conflict and trauma? Elbein: Women are delegated to do the symbolic working out of latent trauma for the group. During the matanza the vocal style is almost parlando. When spirits come in the drumming and singing take over. Lomax: Everyone is well-coordinated, working together. When identification with spirit is complete, singing and dancing become continuous. Discussion over role of rules. In Candomble the persecutory object is more openly killed, taken inside, identified with and then disposed of in a definite symbolic way. Shango also has strict regulation. Umbanda has more individual variation. Role of children in the cults. Children's candomble. Rhythmic conflict - a definite African (and South Indian) trait. Alan Lomax: We guess it to be associated with total independent initiative for women in all aspects of life. Symbolizes the attraction and pulling apart of males and females. Possession by god and "side god" in Shango and Candomble. In Umbanda all gods can possess adept.