Visions and Voices of Haiti by Phyllis Galembo book (vodou, vodun, vodu)

Visions and Voices of Haiti by Phyllis Galembo This is a stunning book by the photographer, Phyllis Galembo who has a keen interest in Afro-Atlantic religions, especially portraiture of practitioners. This inexpensive book is well worth buying as it has eighty-plus brilliant color photographs which are accompanied by captions and essays from experts of Haitian…

Santeria: African Spirits in America by Joseph M. Murphy

This was one of the first books I ever read on the religion, when I could only dream about visiting a botánica in NYC as beautifully written about in this book. I recommend this book and others by Joseph Murphy to anyone interested in the religion, from  personal to academic inquiry. Murphy started the book…

Book Review Vlog of ORISHA by Pierre Fatumbi Verger

Here is my inaugural book review vlog. It can only get better, folks! I decided to pick one of my favourite authors/photographers/researchers/powerhouses: Pierre Fatumbi Verger. This book and most of his others are pretty hard to get but they are worth the trouble. Click above, or if that doesn’t work, Watch the video here There are…