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Voodoo Unveiled

Nov 29, 2017

Voodoo is more than just a misunderstood religion, its practice draws on age-old beliefs, cultural elements, and folk traditions from a multitude of nations and ethnic groups.

From its roots in West Africa and Haiti to countries in the Caribbean and beyond, Voodoo continues to be practiced by millions of people today.

But how did Voodoo come to be so established in New Orleans, and why does this religion continue to be so misrepresented by pop-culture and the media? This hour we speak with Voodoo experts and practitioners to find out.

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.