39. Maman Brigitte (Haitian Vodou)

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In today's episode, we talk about the Haitian loa known as Maman Brigitte. We discuss conceptions of the afterlife, the ways figures change and adapt after being syncretized into a new religion, and the ways in which we view death. Trigger warning for discussions of slavery.

Organizations mentioned for Haitian earthquake relief:

https://www.randomacts.org/

http://projectmedishare.org/

https://www.classy.org/campaign/earthquake-relief-fund/c352932

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Our cover art is by Helena Cailleaux. You can find her and more of her work on Instagram @helena.cailleaux.illustratrice. Our theme song was composed and performed by Icarus Tyree. To hear more of their music, check out icarust.bandcamp.com.

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