Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti

When you hear the word Vodou, do zombies, evil spells, or dolls stuck with pins come to mind? Look beyond these stereotypes to discover a vital spiritual and social force in the daily life of Haiti. Encounter Vodou’s rituals, symbols, spirits, and practitioners, and learn how this dynamic faith has helped sustain the country through centuries of hardship.

Explore the underground history and true nature of a living religion in Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti, only at The Field Museum.

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