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Voodoo and west africa's spiritual life the voodoo religion, with 30 million followers in west africa, is one of the most misunderstood faiths in the world as part of the radio expeditions series in cooperation with national geographic, npr's john burnett explores the deities, music and rituals of voodoo. Of viator's new orleans cemetery and voodoo the history and development of voodoo religion in new orleans largely misunderstood as a dark. The real world of haitian vodou is hardly like what hollywood would have us believe for one, many depictions of the religion focus on new orleans-based voodoo, a related but separate set of traditions to help understand this tradition, chicago's field museum is taking a deep dive into the world of vodou in a new exhibi. Thanks to popular portrayal by hollywood, voodoo is perhaps one of the world’s most misunderstood religions most depictions of voodoo show a dark, mysterious religion that revolves around animal sacrifices, casting harmful spells, and using dolls to hurt others.
Haiti's chief voodoo priest explains the often misunderstood religion. Inside west africa's vanishing voodoo voodoo remains the world’s most secretive and misunderstood religion, to banish the religion to history books. Synopsis to understand voodoo as a culture and a religion, one must understand its history haiti has become a prominent figure for voodoo because of its african cultural and religious heritage.