For my grandfather, who died at the tender age of 47, a mad man.
When my sister comes to visit me and I’m alone with my dog, we work. 1,235 more words
In a survey of 230 families in the several surrounding districts of Carrefour Sanon, results as to whether more people visited Haitian healers or Western-Clinics were fascinating.
Maddy and Connor discuss the article “Community Beliefs and fears during a Cholera outbreak in Haiti.”
Connor discusses the article “Western Voodoo: Providing Mental Health Care for Haitian Refugees.”
Mother D. is a Haitian Vodou mambo or priestess. People come to her when they’re in need of healing. While normal physicians who practice western biomedical healing tactics Mother D.’s form of healing can heal ailments that are “unnatural” (Snow pg.