Hard to believe the summer’s gone and we’re back in October already. Tomorrow is the anniversary of the Parsley Massacre in the Dominican Republic, something I wrote a long article about last year, which I mentioned at length in Haitian Vodou. Haiti is still very much on my mind. Though I admit this summer, I’ve… Continue reading October, already?
This morning, one of my sons in Vodou contacted me saying that Amazon had sent a shipping notice for his pre-ordered copy of Haitian Vodou. Since I’d been told that our release date was February 8, and all the various websites also had that date on them, and since I also hadn’t gotten all the… Continue reading Well….that was a really short month. HAITIAN VODOU available NOW!
In a month, Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti’s Indigenous Spiritual Tradition, releases. I got two copies of the book in the mail yesterday, and have to say that it looks far better than I’d even imagined it would. Thank you so very much to Elysia, Nicole, Adrienne, and everybody who made it what it… Continue reading One more month! HAITIAN VODOU is on the way….
I mention this event briefly in Haitian Vodou: An Introduction to Haiti’s Indigenous Spiritual Tradition, but it deserves far more space and publicity than it received there. Most people living in the Western world, when asked about genocide, immediately think of the Holocaust (HaShoah), or perhaps more recent “ethnic cleansing” campaigns carried out in various… Continue reading Remembering the Cutting – 1937’s “Parsley Massacre”