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They were laughing down at my Tonton Macoute , who was dancing right below
the truck . They watched him for a minute and then started singing a song about
the Macoutes . He laughed and danced harder . I could distinguish the words ...
For the most part , what you see of voodoo consists of drums and dancing and
possession by the spirits . There is frequent animal sacrifice , and certainly the
dancing used to look like writhing to Westerners until black dancing entered the ...
A huge dance is taking place inside the peristyle , about three hundred people ,
all of them dancing solo . Many of the young men carry tape machines over their
heads to record Aboudja ' s drumming . The dancers ' feet stir up dust from the ...
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The rainy season: Haiti since DuvalierUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This welcome interpretation of Haiti provides many insights into a country that few North Americans understand. Wilentz, a journalist, captures the complex cultural ambience and mystery of domestic ... Read full review