Book Review: Defiant Itineraries

Defiant Itineraries is an in-depth look at the practices and scholarship of Katherine Dunham and Maya Deren specifically as they relate to American film. [Read more…]

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Voodoo Snake Oil For Saint Patrick’s Day

Damballa is representative of new beginnings, transformation, wisdom, and guidance. He is a primal power carrying the knowledge of Ancient Africa to the New World. [Read more…]

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Damballa and Aida Wedo : Serpents Who Shine Through The Rainbow

In a time before time there were two serpents- a male and a female. They were lovers, intertwined souls, who danced their magick on the continent of Africa. [Read more…]

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Video: Gris-Gris Bag For Damballa La Flambeau

Similar to Native American medicine bundles, they are little packets of magick that you can carry with you and use to draw strength, energy, and success in all your chosen areas. [Read more…]

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Aida Wedo: The Snake Goddess Rears Her Beautiful Head

In addition to holding great power and energy, snakes are also symbolic of deep fear. [Read more…]

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How Anti-Pagan St. Patrick Became Voodoo’s Damballa !

In Voodoo inside out, upside down, and backwards are often all the same thing. It’s this creative way of thinking that allies Ireland’s St. Patrick with the Haitian Vodou God Damballa. [Read more…]

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