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Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti
12:00 AM - 12:05 AM Field Museum of Natural History
Date: March 01, 2015 to April 26, 2015
Where: Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605
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Event Type: Other
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There is much more to voodoo than what you've seen in the movies and read about in books. Explore the fascinating world beyond the stories with the exhibit Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti. It is a story of "Vodou" and how it relates to the triumph of Haitians over slavery and to the country's spirit of resistance. At the exhibit, you can stand among a legion of "Lwa," spirits who personify the courage of warriors, love, and sensuality, experience the sights and sounds of a ritual possession ceremony, and take a look at the workroom of a Vodou secret society.
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