Voodou

Religion originating in West Africa, combining theological and magical beliefs and practices with ritual and iconographic elements from Roman Catholicism, practiced in West Africa, Haiti and other areas in the Caribbean, and some cities and regions of North and South America, primarily by populations of African origin.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300054591. The J. Paul Getty Trust.