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Demystifying Vodou Culture

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When Americans think of vodou, we often think of the dolls, the stereotypes from the New Orleans shops, and witchcraft. Dr. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith helps us demystify and better understand the religion of Haitian vodou on this episode.

Host: Dr. Caree Banton
Guest: Dr. Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
Producer: Matthew Moore
Associate Producer: Rachel Bernstein

Undisciplined is a production of KUAF Public Radio, Ozarks at Large, and the African and African American Studies program at the University of Arkansas.

Caree Banton is an Assistant Professor of Afro-Caribbean History at the University of Arkansas who is jointly appointed in History and African and African American Studies. She received a MA in Development Studies from the University of Ghana in July, 2012 and completed her doctoral work at Vanderbilt University in June, 2013.