These Brujas Will Turn Your Instagram Feed Into A Space For Healing And Spiritual Guidance

BRUJAS credit: E Ortiz / Tatiana Tarot / The Hood Witch / La Loba Loca

Most Latinas were raised to quiver at just the mention of the word brujería. Many of us were taught that it was evil, a wild, crazy and ungodly practice that ensured our entry into the fiery gates of hell. But as the modern Latina embraces intersectional feminism, and its ideas of self-love and decolonization, many have found a heroine in the bruja foremother whose traditions were demonized because they could not be controlled.

Finding power and strength in natural healing, spiritual wellness and ancestral knowledge, a growing number of Latinas are reclaiming brujería and creating spaces online for education, health-giving and straight magia. Culture makers like Princess Nokia and Nitty Scott incorporate it into their music, platforms like La Brujas Club and Bruja Tip support those on their spiritual journeys and shops like Curandera Press and Brooklyn Brujeria sell goodies for the proud bruja.

Whether you’re just curious or are actively seeking mystical empowerment, here are some brujas who can teach you more about magia.

1. Tatianna Tarot

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Tatianna Morales, more popularly known as Tatianna Tarot, is an intuitive tarot specialist, medium and ritual practitioner who uses her Instagram feed to share readings, inspiring messages and fun witchy memes. The New Orleans-based puertorriqueña’s approach to divination is highly accessible, and she has curated a profile that is as impassioned and encouraging as it is vibrant and beautiful.

2. La Loba Loca

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La Loba Loca is a queer yerbetera, seed-saver and doula. The Los Angeles-based perunx often shares tips on herbalism, plant relations, social justice, healing justice and autonomous health. Loba also provides positive messages on their Insta, home remedies and promotions for classes, consultations and items like moon pads and bruja feminist gear.

3. The Hood Witch

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True to her motto, The Hood Witch, also known as Bri Luna, offers everyday magic for the modern mystic. The part-Mexican, part-African American serves her nearly 200K followers by blessing them with self-love notes, self-care tips, hilarious bruja memes and a series of items for sale, like crystals, sage, themed tarot decks and books.

4. Chiquita Brujita

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Chiquita Brujita is a Brooklyn-based fortune teller and bruja dancer. The Boricua’s Instagram is a revolutionary, feel-good, spiritual experience, with posts about liberation, dance — particularly the Afro-Puerto Rican bomba — as resistance and love, and her stunning self-made candles.

5. Indijam

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Agnes Ito, known on the ‘gram as Indijam, is a spiritual mentor, alchemist and light worker whose Instagram will brighten your newsfeed with positive affirmations and bruja tips. A self-described “recovering undercover over-lover,” the Peruana-Filipina often posts about self-love and self-pleasure as well as protecting the heart while allowing it to love after heartbreak.

6. Ethereal.1

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E Ortiz, or ethereal.1 on social media, is a healer, spiritual adviser, psychic and mental health advocate from Brooklyn, New York. Sprinkled throughout the puertorriqueña’s Instagram are poems and short videos of Ortiz reminding her nearly 70 thousand followers of their worth, power and beauty in the rawest form.

7. Indigemama

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Panquetzani, known more commonly on the interwebs as Indigemama, is a holistic womb counselor, wellness coach and full spectrum doula who uses her Instagram account to share posts about ancestral healing and learning to trust one’s self. With her work primarily focused on reproductive health and motherhood, the Los Angeles-based folk healer also uses her account to educate followers on Mesoamerican womb care techniques.

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