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Haiti: Religion

There is at the present time entire freedom of the Press and religious toleration. The Protestants now upon the ground, (mostly English Wesleyans) may preach in their chapels, in the streets, and from house to house, without the least hinderance from Government, but on the contrary, with their sanction and approval. They have also the […]

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Haiti: Vodou

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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