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Serving the Spirits Across Two Seas: Vodou Culture in New York and Haiti
Aperture (1992)
  • Elizabeth McAlister
Abstract
Paired with the most acclaimed photographers working in Haiti at the time, this article describes the religion of Vodou and how Haitians and those in the Haitian diaspora use the ancestral spirits for support, healing, and to make sense of their world.
Keywords
  • Vodou,
  • Haiti,
  • Transnationalism
Publication Date
Winter 1992
Citation Information
Elizabeth McAlister. "Serving the Spirits Across Two Seas: Vodou Culture in New York and Haiti" Aperture Vol. 126 (1992) p. 40 - 47
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/elizabeth_mcalister/46/