Mama Lola: A Vodoo Priestess in Brooklyn

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Mama Lola: A Vodoo Priestess in Brooklyn - Brown, Karen McCarthy

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, Brown tells tales spanning five generations of Vodou healers in Mama Lola's family. 46 illustrations.

Mama Lola: A Vodoo Priestess in Brooklyn 2001, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520224759

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