Essay On Voodoo

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My report is about VooDoo. Voodoo is a pop-culture caricature of voudon, an Afro-Caribbean religion that originated in Haiti during the French Colonial Period. The foundations of Voodoo are the tribal religions of West Africa, brought to Haiti by slaves in the seventeenth century. It doesn’t have nothing to do with voodoo dolls or zombies. The voodoo doll is some type of gris-gris, also a types of spirits,or fate, to act in a certain way towards a certain person. The doll is used for love, for power, for luck, and for evil ways to harm. There are many differents types of voodoo. There are also many different meaning also. Voodoo also has many differents way of explaining the history of voodoo being created. There are many different types of voodoo. There is the African Voodoo, Louisiana Voodoo, and the Haitian Voodoo. Those are the 3 main known voodoo…show more content…
Like: voodoo meaning a type of person(skilled), voodoo meaning affect someone, and also meaning a type of religion. Voodoo didn’t originally come from any place it was just made in different way. Then people started making their own version of it. Now voodoo still doesn’t have a meaning that it is owned to. If you go to Haiti they will tell you it has to do with animals. If you go to Africa they will tell you it has to do with dolls. See it isn’t owed to any meaning yet. The history of voodoo being created is not just depended on one history story told many, many years ago. Wherever you go in this world there will be many different told to you on how voodoo came to life. Some say voodoo was made by a woman because her husband died. Some say that you had to be accepted in christ to start using voodoo. Also you might hear that voodoo doll weren’t alway used for good until a women died and this man really loved her. So he made the doll and started messing with her killer.So you see there are many different reason to how voodoo was

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