Haitian Vodou is a fascinating spiritual tradition rich with ceremonies and magic, songs and prayers, dances and fellowship. Yet outside of Haiti, next to no one understands this joyous and profound way of life. ln Haitian Vodou, Mambo Chita Tann explores the historical roots and contemporary practices of this unique tradition, including discussions of:
Well-researched, comprehensive, and engaging, Haitian Vodou will be a welcome addition for people new to Haitian spirituality as well as for students, practitioners, and academics.
Mambo Chita Tann (Tamara L. Siuda) (Portland, OR) is a mambo asogwe of Haitian Vodou. She has more than 20 years of experience as a teacher, author, and lecturer on African religions. Outside of Vodou, she is a professional Egyptologist/Coptologist and appeared in a History Channel documentary about Egypt. Tamara is also involved in charitable and other efforts to benefit the people of Haiti and Egypt, and her own Haudenosaunee and Métis family and ancestors.