The Truth About Vodou Vs. Hoodoo

For many years the Afro-Diasporan traditions of Hoodoo, New Orleans Voodoo, and Haitian Vodou were shrouded in secrecy. This was because of slavery, colonialism, and other forms of severe oppression. [Read more…]

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Help My Ex Is Doin’ A Hex !!!

Love makes strange bedfellows, and even stranger and more desperate enemies. The truth is that there are people who can be hateful and hurtful to people they love even when they are in a relationship, and when it ends things can turn downright ugly. [Read more…]

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Wall Veves – Voodoo’s Surprising Sacred Gateways

In the 1800’s the veves began to be transformed to a new medium, metal….In the ultimate upcycle, artists took metal from Haiti’s Iron market in Port Au Prince, and transformed them into offerings for the gods. [Read more…]

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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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Vodou And The Nation Of Islam

… in today’s life, it appears as if there is no respect for human beings and no respect for the environment. What is happening is that we are being destroyed because this here (while he turns to face his procession) is what voodoo is. Voodoo is love. Voodoo is respect. [Read more…]

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Another Supreme Leader Of Voodoo Elected: Joseph Fritzner Comas

Similar to many things in Haitian Voodoo, or Vodou, the path to find a Supreme Leader, or Ati, has not been simple. Newly elected Comas is 61 years old and has over 30 years in the Voodoo religion. At his ceremony in February he said ” The spirits have chosen me, I obeyed.” [Read more…]

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New Supreme Leader Of Vodou Named In Haiti

Elected by a unanimous vote on Thursday, the new Ati will be Alcenat Zamor. The induction ceremony for Zamor will take place on March 7, 2016 in Place des Gonaives. [Read more…]

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