Weekend Passport: Vodou - Sacred Powers of Haiti

Weekend Passport: Vodou - Sacred Powers of Haiti
Weekend Passport: Vodou - Sacred Powers of Haiti

Weekend Passport: Vodou - Sacred Powers of Haiti

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Every week we help listeners plan their international weekend. This week we’ll tell you about an exhibit at the Field Museum that looks beyond the stereotypes surrounding ‘Voodoo.’ (photo: This urn, adorned with human skulls and other elements, possesses the spirit of an ancestor of the Ibo ethnicity. The Ibo people, originally from what is now Nigeria, were particularly fierce in their fight against slavery in Haiti. © Canadian Museum of History, Frank Wimart)