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Filo, finished with his taping for tomorrow's broadcast on Souvenance, was once
again reclining among the women at the foot of the habitation's central tree, a
huge tamarind, a tree in which the warrior god Ogoun dwells. You could hear ...
This is the feast of Saint Jacques (Saint James) for Catholics, but of Ogoun
Feraille, god of war, for vaudouisants. The voodoo worshipers call Saint Jacques
Ogoun, they call Ogoun Saint Jacques; after two centuries of hiding African
once believed in ideologies, the way the peasant believes in Ogoun, or a priest,
even a good one, may believe in Christ. "I was a Fignolist when I was young, and
I even worked for Duvalier for a little while. I had little doubt that Noirisme was ...
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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