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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn

Karen McCarthy Brown
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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.

Objects

The cross - This, in deference to Gede, refers to the crossroads and is the central symbol of his iconology. He stands at the point where the land of the living intersects with the land of the dead.

The Mirror - In Vodou it is believed that certain spirits live on the back side of this surface of the water. These are also one way to tap the wisdom of the ancients.

Ason - This is a sacred beaded spirit rattle made from a gourd, used by manbo to leverage the...

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