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Unformatted text preview: is from talents book; in new Orleans, meaning voodoo was badly misunderstood – voodists were believed to seek out children, kidnap them, kill them in bloody rituals with body parts. Everytime a child went missing the rumors spread that a satanic voodoo ritual was happening. Of course the child was found, and the rumors stopped. But it’s what started this. It is the nature of this culture, their suspicions Another quotation extracted from the reading is ‘the work from the left hand’, which comes from one of the articles (article about voodoo). Brown’s article is the best summary statement of what Haitian voodoo is all about; the religion of voodoo, not cultural meaning. Boquor? May have ability to resurrect the dead (zombie) and work for him in his fields. The work of the left hand is the way voodooists regard… Brown didn’t invent the term, she took it from the Haitians...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course APY 377 taught by Professor Stevens during the Fall '11 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Fall '11