Tag: voodoo

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Haiti’s explosive Rite of Spring: from pagan Russia to vodou ritual

When Jeanguy Saintus first saw Stravinsky’s Rite, he was reminded of his religion’s initiation ceremonies. Now, he has created his…

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My Soul In Haiti: A Look At the Haitian Migration Religious Experience In Bahamas
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My Soul In Haiti: A Look At the Haitian Migration Religious Experience In Bahamas

By Fabiola Jean

Historically, the Haitian Diaspora has been concentrated in New York, Miami, Canada and Philadelphia. However, in recent years, studies show Haitian migrants are increasingly travelling to the Bahamas for better opportunities. With this migration shift comes discrimination against Haitians stemming from preconceived notions and stereotypes – specifically in the realm of religious identity.