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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 dirt ...
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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