Tag Archives: Altars

Boutey Vodou, Bawon Samedi

  Bottles are an important part of the typical Vodou altar. On one hand, they are easy to find and cheap to access, but on the other they can convey messages in interesting ways due to the nature of the bottle. What is inside the bottle can be something carried, or something sent, like a […]

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TV Show Proposal: Santeria in Cuba

The United States and Cuba have had a long-severed relationship. The Cuban culture, religions, and aesthetics are not commonly known to Americans. I am proposing a TV series to help break a barrier between the current perception of the Afro-Cuban experience and the way in which Afro-Caribbean religion is practiced. The TV series would feature […]

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