"She then turned and bowed low to the chapel's images of Saint Francis and Saint Peter" (90) Brown Girl in the Ring. Although the Caribbean religion that Gros-Jeanne practices is a melding of Christianity with traditional African folk religion, I thought this scene was a great example of how cultures blend together. People combine traditions all the time: this passage showcases both the intricacies of the old and how it mixes with the new.
"Ovoos are cairn-like piles of rocks, branches and other natural materials. They belong to ancient Mongolian beliefs and folk religion and are considered by Mongols to be sacred places where people come to pay their respects to the spirits of nature." Mongolia: The Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com