Wall Veves – Voodoo’s 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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Legendary Vodou Priest Max Beauvoir Dead At 79

Eloquent, articulate, knowledgeable and committed to his religion, this legend passed away Saturday September 12 at his home in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti after an extended illness. [Read more…]

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July 25- Feast of Ogou St. Jacques

Many blessings to you this Ogou Feast ! It is a time for leaving offerings, renewing promises, and celebrating ! Enjoy ! [Read more…]

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