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AP World History Wiki / Vodun AFRICAN VOODOO | Vodun African Religion | Sprituality Vodun Ceremony: Satellite map, video - Benin , Tours TV Cosmo Connections, May 2007

Original articles from our library related to the Vodun. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Vodun.

History of Voodoo
The notoriously perceived notion of Voodoo as practiced in the western world is that of grotesquely molded wax dolls with pins sticking out of them. Let's look deeper than that!
Parapsychology >> Spirits
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Religions >> Native American, Shamanism

Vodun is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Vodun books and related discussion.

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African Interpretations of the Christian Cross in Vodun
Notes on Vodun Imagery in Southern Benin : Observing an African
of this short text on the religious modernity of vodun cults in present-day southern Benin.
Voodoo: Vodun is sometimes called Voodoo, Vodoun, or Vodou
2. Table of Contents. About August Wilson by Sarah Powers courtesy of McCarter Theatre…………………………3.
The antislavery unconscious: Mesmerism, vodun, and "equality"
The antislavery unconscious: Mesmerism, vodun, and "equality". Russ Castronovo. The Mississippi Quarterly; Winter 1999/2000; 53, 1; Humanities Module pg.

Suggested News Resources

Messengers of the Invisible
I went to Paris to view "Vodun: African Voodoo," a path-breaking exhibition at the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art where over one hundred pieces of African Vodun sculpture were brought together under one roof for the first time.
The Writerly Pursuit
Mt. Airy Yoruba priestess helps kids breathe easier
In 1998, Gro Mambo Angela Novanyan Idizol, high priestess of Vodun, founded the National African Religion Congress. “I attended the celebration in honor of religions like Yoruba, Akan, Vodun and Santeria,” Nikki said.
GarveyFest Celebration returns Aug. 19-20
20 Garvey- Fest kicks off with a parade at 1 pm followed by cultural performances by Nefertari Dancers and Drummers, Vodun/ Hip Hop Aerobics, King Kamonzi, Viva Fidel, Young Sisters of YLA, Fiery Phoenix, Eric Disembwa and more.
Pařížská výstava o voodooo: děsivá krása i magická síla němých svědků
Expozice Vodun: Africké voo -doo je přístupná do 25. září a většina ze stovky předmětů pochází ze soukromé sbírky Jacquesa Kerchache, velkého znalce afrického umění.

Suggested Web Resources

West African Vodun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vodun or Vudun (spirit in the Fon and Ewe languages, pronounced [vodṹ] with a nasal high-tone u; also spelled Vodon, Vodoun, Voudou, Voodoo etc.
VODUN (and related religions: Candomble, Lucumi, Macumba
Feb 7, 2010 Historical and practical information on Vodoun, its panteon, and its rituals, from
Academic essay on Vodun practices of the Fon, Gun, Mina and Ewe peoples of South Benin, by Barthélemy Zinzindohoue.
Vodun | Define Vodun at
Vodun definition, voodoo See more. vodun. - 1 dictionary result.

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