Animism ( the belief that spirits are capable of helping or harming people). , ancestral worship. 2 Types: shamanism (the belief in a person who is able to communicate with the spirits) and totemism (the belief in a special kinship between humans and animals or plants), are practiced among many indigenous people an object representing a plant, animal, rock, earthly object that helps them with something. For example, the leopard helps the person run faster and avoid danger. YOU can never eat your totem! That’s like eating yourself.
Two monotheistic religions (Christianity and Islam) being the principal ones.
Witchcraft (the notion that misfortune, disease and death derive from the ill wishes of others) is practiced by some indigenous people.