In 1945 on their return voyage to France, Andre Breton and his new wife Elise with Wifredo Lam in tow stopped in Haiti where their friend and Surrealist contributor Pierre Mabille was culture attache. 203 more words
Tags » Vodou
As any Vodouisant worth their salt (that they keep out of the food on the altar) can tell you, the Lwa speak frequently and often powerfully through dreams. 1,113 more words
Celebratory article on one of my favorite topics, Queer Southern Black Witch histories.
104 more words
“The hoodoo religion involved spirit possession, sacred music, ancestor reverence, water immersion, herbal medicine, sacred music, circle dancing, and shaman priests who functioned in a variety of roles, including that of leader in religious activity such as role model in the sacred ritual of the Ring Shout, “ says writer Katrina Hazzard-Donald.