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Art Facts: voodoo’s strange brew of clashing cultures

To most people, Haitian voodoo connotes such nefarious mysteries as stalking zombies, pin-punctured fingernail-encrusted dolls, and the drinking of chicken blood. Unfortunately, the spiritual underpinnings of this complex, centuries-old religion have been supplanted by a popular association with superstition and witchcraft that obscures the facts: voodoo is an amalgam of African religions, Roman Catholicism, Caribbean […]