Religions Candomblé Jejé, also known as Brazilian Vodum, one of the major branches ( nations) of Candomblé. Cuban Vodú, a syncretic religion that developed in the Spanish Empire. Dominican Vudú, a syncretic religion that developed in the Spanish Empire. Haitian Vodou, a syncretic religion
Louisiana voodoo is a unique brand of voodoo practiced, as its name suggests, mainly in Louisiana and the southeastern United States. Though brought over from West African voodoo, this form as been heavily influenced by the practices of Spanish and French settlers, as well as the Creole population. Haitian voodoo, practiced in Haiti, has been
Hoodoo also known as Lowcountry Voodoo in the Gullah South Carolina Lowcountry, is a traditional African American folk spirituality that developed from a number of West African spiritual traditions and beliefs. Hoodoo is a mixture of various African religious practices created by enslaved Africans in the New World.
Voodoo dolls are mostly associated with a form of African folk magic called "Hoodoo," which is a mixture of animism, spiritism, and a combination of other religious beliefs and practices originating in Africa. In Hoodoo dolls have traditionally been made to represent an individual who the
Vodou is a creolized religion forged by descendents of Dahomean, Kongo, Yoruba, and other African ethnic groups who had been enslaved and brought to colonial Saint-Domingue (as Haiti was known then) and Christianized by Roman Catholic missionaries in the 16th and 17th centuries.
When I say the word Voodoo, what do you think of? You might think of eerie magic, witch-doctors, dolls of your enemies, or even zombies. I'm going to dispel the myths here and talk about not