Every year our Vodou temple holds a public ceremony for Hurricane season. This is considered a community service, a “turning” ceremony asking Ezili Danto to protect our city from storms. 555 more words
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“If a person is well educated and has the financial means, they will go to a doctor when they get sick. If that same person went to the court to get justice they would not go to the Vodou priest to get revenge. 81 more words
Do voodoo priests make “real” zombies using a powder containing tetrodotoxin? The original article I wrote can be found here.
In 1985, ethnobotanist Wade Davis published The Serpent and the Rainbow, a book in which he described his immersion into the world of Haitian culture, voodoo, and specifically the supposed manufacture of “real” zombies. 688 more words