Tag Archives: Possession

The 5 “P’s” of Afro-Creole Religions: A White Paper

To the untrained eye, the practices of Santeria and other Afro-Creole religions like Palo Mayombe and Vodou appear to be sinister and otherworldly. In an attempt to diffuse these negative stereotypes would like to propose a whitepaper that can be used accessible via a suitable website on Afro-Cuban religion. The white paper will overview the five […]



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Haitian Vodou Television Show Proposal

Ashley Martin and Samantha Moench Professor Stephen Wehmeyer Shaking the Spirit May 2nd, 2016 Haitian Vodou Television Show Proposal Haitian vodou is a practice that is misunderstood by many people around the world. Although practiced by many, the American or Western perception of vodou has greatly altered the general international understanding of the practice. We […]



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Haitian Vodou TV Show Proposal

Authors: Samantha Moench and Ashley Martin   Haitian vodou is a practice that is misunderstood by many people around the world. Although practiced by many, the American or Western perception of vodou has greatly altered the general international understanding of the practice. We aim to change and educate Americans and Westerners on Haitian vodou as a […]



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An Offering To Gede

Michael Hill COR 330-15 4/20/15 Common Assignment : Abstract AN OFFERING TO GEDE For our final project in this course we had to take bottles given to us by the professor and redesign them as either an offering to a Lwa of our choice, (the sort of combination spirit/ancestor/deities of the Vodou world view) a […]



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Shamanism & Mediumship in Modern China

Shamanism is a vast and intricate form of religious and belief practice. For my project, I chose to look at various forms of shamanism, but not directly into the intricacies of their belief systems. I did, however, focus on shamanism found within different territories of China. Through my research I wanted recreate a tool or […]



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