Haiti: Vodou

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The years when Haitian culture was first emerging as a major object of anthropological study both domestically and internationally were actually a period of prolonged penalization and persecution for many who served the Vodou spirits.

Kate Ramsey, “Prohibition, persecution, performance,” Gradhiva (2005)

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  1. By Zora Neale Hurston and Haiti on May 8, 2012 at 11:59 am

    [...] and exceedingly good folklore . . . . As one observer said, ‘She’d find Voodoo in anybody’s [...]

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