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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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Haitian Bottle Project for Ogoun

Patrick Lemay Boutey Offering for Ogoun–2015 Glass Bottle, Paint, Fabric, Cigars My bottle project is inspired by and dedicated to the Haitian Lwa, Ogoun. Ogoun is a national hero to Haiti, and is known as a powerful warrior for the early country.  The bottle represents his preferred colors (Blue and Red), his associated Veve, and […]

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Ghede Oussou’s Private Stash – Abstract

In Vodou culture, bottles hold a special value. The can be decorative, symbolic, They are complex art pieces that have a lot to say. The bottles are often very personal, and tied closely with the Haitian Vodou gods, and the people who made them. The bottles are often created with a Haitian Loa either in […]

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BOUTEY VODOU FOR BARON SAMEDI: A Tribute Bottle Baron Samedi

Voduo is a religion that is commonly associated with possessions and dark magic in U.S. popular culture. The curriculum of “Shaking the Spirit” at Champlain College is aimed at dispelling the misconceptions associated with voduo. In reality, it is a community centered religion that is highly adaptable. The main focus of voduo is on the […]

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