Category: Voodoo

Mami Wata

Mami Wata (Mammy Water) is a water spirit venerated in West, Central, and Southern Africa, and in the African diaspora in the Americas. Mami Wata spirits are usually female, but are sometimes male, something...

Black Magic Woman Azizaa

Is Ghana too influenced by Western religion? Ghanaian singer Azizaa and Wanlov the Kubulor of the rap outfit FOKN Bois would argue that it most certainly is. They tackle this “religion issue” in the...

Palo and Hoodoo

Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with several denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants who originated in the Congo area.   Denominations often...

Voodoo Amulets and their Loas

Loas are exceedingly strong and powerful nature spirits or gods or spirits, who originally rooted in a human being with special qualities. They are represented in veves, drawn on the floor, or in the sand,...

Voodoo

Voodoo (also written as Vodou, Vodun, Vodoun, Vudun, Vudu, Woodoo or Vodo) is practiced in West Africa, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and America, especially in Louisiana.   Voodoo is associated...