Congo Square is the Place to Be…

The following is a praise poem for the ancestor spirits residing in Congo Square, New Orleans, Louisiana. For more about this historic site please read Congo Square Redux. [Read more...]

2013: The Voodoo Universe Has Lift Off

In Voodoo and Haitian Vodou we have a deity for technology and communication known as Simbi. This spirit is the snake, lightning fast, and ever purposeful. Simbi gets us where we are going and while the path we led in 2013 may have been twisted at times, we know we are headed in the right direction. [Read more...]

Voodoo Veves: Sacred Cell Numbers for the Gods

Invented by chickens? Exploding art to deter gang violence? Mysterious corn drawings appearing from the beyond? What in the universe am I talking about, why veve drawings of course, the sacred symbols of Vodou. No one is precisely sure how they initially came to be, but folklore abounds on the topic. Some believe that they [Read More...]


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