FITUNFederation of Independent Trade Unions and NGOs (Trinidad and Tobago)
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They were the sons and daughter of the enlightening ones: the sun (loro) being the male deity, the moon and the stars (fulan no fitun) being female deities.
After midnight around 3am when the 'queen of the stars' (fitun nain) appeared, the cooked food along with betel-nut offerings were placed on baskets called hane matan and were offered to the invisible owners of the sacred spring, the invisible owners of the sacred land and the ancestors by the lia nain ('custodian of the words') coupled with prayers.
Scores of protestors, led by the country's Federation of Independent Trade Unions (FITUN), attempted to block the sale but were unsuccessful.