Voodoo

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Voodoo
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2009-12-10 18:50:36
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  1. Where did voodoo start?
    Africa...then moved to america's and caribbean
  2. What is voodoo?
    african traditional relgious practices in haiti that are mixed with catholicism
  3. Voodoo emphasizes serving...
    the spirits
  4. what is the most important animal in voodoo
    the serpent
  5. what is the most important ritual
    Dance
  6. what do they believe happens when they dance?
    human world and spirit world unite
  7. What was the only successful slave revolt in the americas?
    haitian revolution
  8. the voodoo priest that specializes in catholic rituals
    pretsavan
  9. what does every voodoo ritual begin with?
    catholic prayer
  10. Haitian tyrant that had secret police that terrorized the population. What he did damaged voodoos reputation among practitioners. caused massive migration to Americas because of his tyrany
    Francois Duvalier aka Papa Doc
  11. Papa doc's successor who lives in exile in France
    Jean-Claude Duvalier aka Baby Doc
  12. Voodoo is monotheistic. Who is the one god?
    Gran Met (good god)
  13. Ritual objects that you often wear. Use for protection
    Wangas and gardes
  14. The spirits that people serve. inbetween us and god.
    Lwa
  15. Rada is which lwa?
    Sweet with roots in africa
  16. Petwo is which lwa?
    bitter, origins in haiti
  17. Ritual knowledge gained upon initiation. Grow in this as you move up in voodoo
    Konesans
  18. voodoo temple. always have a pole in the middle that the lwa decend down. most in people's homes
    Ounfo
  19. sacred rattle that you shake when you are possessed
    Ason
  20. Spirit possession is referred to as...
    mounting
  21. The oldest and most powerful lwa. when possed you take traits of the lwa, so you act like an old man. Associated with st. patrick bc st. patrick bannishes snakes from ireland
    • Danbala
    • Wife is ezili (virgin mary/)

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