Author Archives: Danielle Samter

Namn Nan Boutey Vodou: Danbala Stretched Across the Sky

Vodou is an Afro-Creole religion born out of oppression, resistance, and faith. The Hatian people have been historically repressed by foreign nations and Haitian dictators alike dating as far back as the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Vodou was not accepted by those who controlled the Haitians because it gave them spiritual strength and a unique culture […]

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Female Spirit Mediums in China

Spirit Mediums are important figures in cultures and religions around the world. The work of a Spirit Medium is varied and complex. This is directly based on the people and place in which the Spirit Medium performs their work. They can act as gateways to the spirit world and conduits for Gods. They can act […]

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