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Vodou Brooklyn

Stephanie Keith

Vodou Brooklyn

five ceremonies with mambo Marie Carmel

by Stephanie Keith

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Caribbean Studies Press in Coconut Creek, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Voodooism,
  • Mambos (Voodooism)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotographs and text by Stephanie Keith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2490 .K35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000919M
    ISBN 109781584326410
    LC Control Number2010016799

    Vodou Bar, Brooklyn, NY. K likes. Vodou Bar is the only venue of its kind in the BedStuy area. We're a lounge with great drinks, music and light bites! Private space available for events/5(). The book, “Vodou Brooklyn” represents one year of my five-year involvement with the Vodou community. In , I started attending Vodou ceremonies. In , I started following Mambo Marie Carmel to her ceremonies.


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Vodou Brooklyn by Stephanie Keith Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is an intimate portrayal of a Haitian immigrant Vodou priestess. Color photographs and text document the young Mambo presiding over five distinct Vodou ceremonies held in one year in a single basement in Brooklyn, NY.5/5(1). Vodou Brooklyn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel by Stephanie Keith(Aug ) PaperbackReviews: 1. Captivating story of Moma Lola/Alurdes, who is a Vodou Priestess living in Brooklyn.

The Ethnological approach to telling the story through an emic perspective gives insight into the actual practices of Vodou: its practices and practitioners. The history behind the religion was surprising to say the by: Vodou is among the most misunderstood and maligned of the world's religions.

Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. Drawing on a decade-long friendship with Mama Lola, a Vodou priestess, Karen McCarthy Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African /5(26).

With over a decade of service to the lwa (the deities of Vodou) and membership in Societé la Belle Venus #2, a Vodou temple in Brooklyn, Filan sets out to right these pulpy perspectives of what in reality is a complex African diaspora spirituality and a form of worship that marries the secular and the spiritual/5(57).

Karen McCarthy Brown's classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of women's religious. Vodou Brooklyn. likes. The more you give, the more the Spirits will love you.

Inspired by my photo book, "Vodou Brooklyn" -Stephanie KeithFollowers: - Buy Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies With Mambo Marie Carmel book online at best prices in India on Read Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies With Mambo Marie Carmel book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 1.

Even if you have to travel to do so. I'll tell you a little about each book as well. Mama Lola, by Karen McCarthy Brown.

The author was an academic who studied Vodou in Brooklyn and became very close with the titular mambo. The book is both academic and accessible, observational and multigenerational narrative.

Haitian Vodou by Mambo Chita Tann. Inspired by my recently published book, "Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Ma rie Carmel".

Will be posting news about my book, interesting events related to Vodou, photos of ceremonies, and other articles written on the subject. Vodou is an African Diasporan religion present to the American South, the Caribbean and South America.

InKaren Brown, a distinguished scholar of the sociology of religion and particularly vodou published her path-breaking book about Lola Champagne called: Mama Lola, a Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn.

It was path-breaking because Karen crossed the boundary of "insider/outsider" anthropology, by revealing her own relationship to Lola. This is an extraordinary book. Karen McCarthy Brown spent over a decade getting to know the Haiti-born mambo (or Vodou healer) known in her Brooklyn community as Mama Lola.

In this account, she is part anthropologist and part friend. Mama Lola comes off as an utterly real person: temperamental, sometimes unkind, but a woman of great gifts and insight.4/5.

Haitian Vodou (/ ˈ v oʊ d uː /, French: also written as Vaudou / ˈ v oʊ d uː /; known commonly as Voodoo / ˈ v uː d uː /, sometimes as Vodun / ˈ v oʊ d uː /, Vodoun / ˈ v oʊ d uː n /, Vodu / ˈ v oʊ d uː /, or Vaudoux / ˈ v oʊ d uː /) is a syncretic religion based on West African Vodun, practiced chiefly in Haiti and the Haitian tioners are called.

Karen McCarthy Brown, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in ey, University of California Press, ISBN I quite enjoyed this book. One of the things that distinguishes it, in my mind, from Riguad's work or Deren's work is that it focuses on practical day-to-day stuff related to Vodou practice.

The book Vodou Brooklyn represents one year of my five-year involvement with the Vodou community. InI started attending Vodou ceremonies. InI started attending Vodou ceremonies. InI started following Mambo Marie Carmel to. This book, Mama Lola, A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, is an exploration into one woman's life and family heritage, and how she comes into the role of a healer and 'manbo' within the Vodou religion.

The story begins with Mama Lola's great grandfather and winds its way through the various generations into the story of Alourdes (a.k.a. Mama Lola) and her ministry in Brooklyn. The "Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel" (Caribbean Studies Press) author: Stephanie Keith, book launch in December, at Five Myles Gallery in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

The "Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel" (Caribbean Studies Press)'s author: Stephanie Keith celebrated her book launch in December, at Five Myles Gallery in Crown. Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn (), an ethnography and biography by American anthropologist Karen McCarthy Brown, focuses on the life of the Vodou priestess Marie Therese Alourdes Macena Champagne Lovinski, better known as Mama Lola.

Mama Lola is the most famous Vodou priestess practicing in the United States, and McCarthy Brown’s book is an. Brown published her book, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn in an effort to educate her audience about the real practices of the vodou religion and the Haitian people as a whole. She has also focused a good amount of attention on how the role of women in Haitian society has evolved and become a much stronger presence in : January 1,Iași, United Principalities.

Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn is a good book to introduce you to Vodou in its cultural context. It's written by an initiate. More posts from the Vodou community. Posted by 3 days ago. Attending a ceremony. In recent years I have gotten back in connection with my fathers side of the family.

He is Haitian. Haitian-Americans are embracing the centuries-old traditions of voodoo, an often stigmatized religion that is undergoing a renaissance in New York City. Rela. About the Book. Vodou is among the most misunderstood and maligned of the world's religions.

Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. Drawing on a 35 year long friendship with Mama Lola, a Vodou priestess, Karen McCarthy Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm: Contents: Preface --Introduction --The spirits --Petro ceremony --Guede ceremony --Danballah ceremony --Dantor ceremony --Spiritual sibility.

Mama Lola, known to fam. Karen McCarthy Brown’s classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life.

She explores the. This book, Mama Lola, A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, is an exploration into one woman’s life and family heritage, and how she comes into the role of a healer. An overview, in photos, of my involvement with the Haitian-American Vodou community from the past 5 years.

Including five different peristyles across the Flatbush and Canarsie neighborhoods in. MAMA LOLA: A VODOU PRIESTESS IN BROOKLYN by Karen McCarthy Brown is a brilliant book. The odd chapters are stories about the vodou priestess's family and heritage. The even chapters are about different lwa (loa or spirits) of the Vodou religion and relate in some way to the chapter that precedes by: COVID Resources.

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The photographer and author of the book "Vodou Brooklyn: Five Ceremonies with Mambo Marie Carmel" follows a Haitian American Vodou priestess through one year of her public Vodou ceremonies performed in Brooklyn.

The Mambo is a young charismatic leader of a large Haitian American community. Editions for Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Pa Cited by: This book shatters the stereotypes by offering a portrait of vodou in everyday life.

Drawing on a decade-long friendship with vodou priestess Mama Lola, the author tells tales spanning five generations of vodou healers.

This book, Mama Lola, A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, is an exploration into one woman's life and family heritage, and how she comes into the role of a healer and 'manbo' within the Vodou religion. The story begins with Mama Lola's great grandfather and winds its way through the various generations into the story of Alourdes (a.k.a.

Mama Lola. Mama Lola, better known as Alourdes, earns a living by conducting Haitian vodou healing work in her Brooklyn home. InBrown, professor of sociology and the anthropology of. She is best known for her groundbreaking book Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, which made great strides in destigmatizing Haitian Vodou.

Until her retirement in due to illness, McCarthy Brown was a Professor of Anthropology at Drew University. At Drew University, McCarthy Brown was the first woman in the Theological School to receive tenure and to.

This book with evocative photographs conjures one year of her ceremonies in Voodoo's new home, Brooklyn. Each ceremony is clearly laid out with a diagram and extensive captions to teach the viewer about this rich and complex religion, Haitian Voodoo. Vodou is among the most misunderstood and maligned of the world's religions.

Mama Lola shatters the stereotypes by offering an intimate portrait of Vodou in everyday life. Drawing on a decade-long friendship with Mama Lola, a Vodou priestess, Karen McCarthy Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family, beginning with an African 3/5(1).

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Karen McCarthy Brown's book, Mama Lola, is an exercise in particularity, a true thick description gleaned over years of interaction with her friend and "subject," a Haitian Vodou priestess living in Brooklyn.Review of Karen McCarthy Brown, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn Berkeley: University of California Press, Reviewed by Madeline Fitzgerald In Karen McCarthy Brown's book, Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, she gives her reader a look into the life of Marie Therese Alourdes Macena Margaux Kowalski, also known as Alourdes ("Ah-lood") or Mama Lola.(2) Haitian Vodou .: Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn (Volume 4) (Comparative Studies in Religion and Society) () by Brown, Karen McCarthy and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.