A few days ago, I was contacted on my Facebook page for my Haitian/Haitian Vodou work by a woman who is the founder of Haiti Reads, an organization that runs a library and school for students in Carrefour, Haiti. We got to talking, and I offered to donate one of my Haitian Vodou books to… Continue reading Haiti Reads – And You Can Help
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….
Happy Heb Wer (the “great festival” of Heru-wer or Horus the Elder, for those who aren’t in my faith)! This is always a fun festival, even if it’s a little chilly here for hawk-watching…. So, what’s up around here? Let’s summarize.
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”