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  1. lakwathe cross symbol in Vodou

          

  2. laplasthe cross symbol in Vodou

          

  3. Describe Danbala Wedo1. Danbala Wedo along with Ayida Wedo were the first lwa created by God.
    2. Represent conception , birth, life, family, love, sexuality, fertility , inspiration, good fortune, movement , continuity, harmony, wisdom and destiny.
    3.Like white eggs.
    4. When possessed servants manifest snake like movements.
    5.Represented by Saint Patrick

          

  4. Describe Legba1. lwa who rules grossroads and paths, as the guardian of all entries.
    2. Legba is served in the Danwonmen, Kongo, Nago, Petwo, Zando and in particular Rada rites.
    3. One of the most important lwa in vodou mythology because he allows humankind to communicat with God and all other lwa.
    4. Many Vodou followers identify Legba with Saint Lazarus.
    5.Old man with a beard and white hair who is leaning on a crutch and whose wounds are liked by stray dogs.
    6.Smokes a long terracotta pipe.
    7. His broad hat protects the lwa from the sun.

          

  5. boule zencermony ends the period of seclusion in ounsi initiation . Clay or metal pots containing ritual food consecrated to specific lwa.

          

  6. Agwe Tawoyorepresented by sea and all islands, his ship in his veve is called Imamou.

          

  7. Changovodou rite and secret society, many Haitians assert that Bizango are involved in evildoing; maybe more folklore than fact

          

  8. ayiboboritual praise acclamation of the rada rite

          

  9. botanika"God" is the supreme being in Vodou

          

  10. kavoinitiation led by ougan or manbo. involves isolation and is the path to knowledge.

          

  11. Most notable members of the Gede family.1.Bawon Samdi
    2.Bawon Simitye
    3.Bawon Lakwa
    4.Grann Brijit
    5.Gede Nibo

          

  12. demanbresacred place where the family ancestors are buried.

          

  13. KoleraCholera, epidemic broke out in 2010

          

  14. boumbaname of lwa and a people from Kongo region and hence a part of petwo rite

          

  15. gwo bonnanjgood little angel; part of the human mind dedicated to thought, agency, awareness and memory

          

  16. Describe the Gede1. A vodou rite and lwa of life and death.
    2.As decider of life and death, Gede are seen as good and bad.
    3.Gede lwa are cold, when they possess people they warm themselves up by rubbing hot pepper on their bodies, faces. And drink 21 pepper infused rum.
    4.White powder of their face.
    5. Mischievous and obscene.
    6.They are the protector of children
    7.Can heal you if you are near death.
    8.Called last during vodou ceremonies.

          

  17. Bawon SamdiAugust 14 1791, a prelimiinary meeting with slave leaders from more than a hundred plantation. where boukman and cecile fatimann presided over a ceremony . sacrificed a black pig

          

  18. Describe elements of the "antre kanzo" ceremony?to consecrate an object or be initiated. ritual seclusion for novices undergoing the kanzo initiation.

          

  19. Dessalinessacred place where the family ancestors are buried.

          

  20. drapowater.

          

  21. Atiis a burial vault

          

  22. asotolargest of all rada drums, up to 2 meter tall

          

  23. kouche "sleep"the king of Dohomey and today a lwa. 1724

          

  24. Bizangovodou rite and secret society, many Haitians assert that Bizango are involved in evildoing; maybe more folklore than fact

          

  25. fey (leaves)leaves, plants, herbs that are used for healing and ritual in vodou.

          

  26. djevovodou ceremonial flag or banner, symbolic decorative flag

          

  27. chwalpowerful lwa and associated with storms thunder , lightning. belongs to the group Ogou.

          

  28. Agawoucrossroads where two paths meet. the domain of Legba.

          

  29. Bosourepresented by bull with three horns.

          

  30. Describe Ayizan1. lwa who rules grossroads and paths, as the guardian of all entries.
    2. Legba is served in the Danwonmen, Kongo, Nago, Petwo, Zando and in particular Rada rites.
    3. One of the most important lwa in vodou mythology because he allows humankind to communicat with God and all other lwa.
    4. Many Vodou followers identify Legba with Saint Lazarus.
    5.Old man with a beard and white hair who is leaning on a crutch and whose wounds are liked by stray dogs.
    6.Smokes a long terracotta pipe.
    7. His broad hat protects the lwa from the sun.

          

  31. Kafoucrossroads where two paths meet. the domain of Legba.

          

  32. Kadya Bosouthe king of Dohomey and today a lwa. 1724

          

  33. What is initiatory religion?August 14 1791, a prelimiinary meeting with slave leaders from more than a hundred plantation. where boukman and cecile fatimann presided over a ceremony . sacrificed a black pig

          

  34. debatmanstruggle between th ti bonnanj and lwa over possession of a vodouist chwal

          

  35. fwetritual protective Vodou bath or any rubbing on the body with magic liquids for health or luck

          

  36. Ginenrefer to lwa , term used to refer to AFrica

          

  37. Azaka medelwa of agriculture and farmers and the protector of travelers.

          

  38. Describe Exili Danto1. lwa who rules grossroads and paths, as the guardian of all entries.
    2. Legba is served in the Danwonmen, Kongo, Nago, Petwo, Zando and in particular Rada rites.
    3. One of the most important lwa in vodou mythology because he allows humankind to communicat with God and all other lwa.
    4. Many Vodou followers identify Legba with Saint Lazarus.
    5.Old man with a beard and white hair who is leaning on a crutch and whose wounds are liked by stray dogs.
    6.Smokes a long terracotta pipe.
    7. His broad hat protects the lwa from the sun.

          

  39. Bondyeritual protective Vodou bath or any rubbing on the body with magic liquids for health or luck

          

  40. dlolwa of medicinal plants and leaves who is associated with healing.Lwa of trees and forests

          

  41. benyritual protective Vodou bath or any rubbing on the body with magic liquids for health or luck

          

  42. Bwa KayimanAugust 14 1791, a prelimiinary meeting with slave leaders from more than a hundred plantation. where boukman and cecile fatimann presided over a ceremony . sacrificed a black pig

          

  43. What are the themes found in Vodou songs?1. Articulation of themes and mythology
    2. Invocaiton or calling of lwa
    3. Response and prayer
    4. Correspond w support what is happening in ceremony
    5. Leave taking or signal farewell to the lwa
    6. Reproach or satire, social commentary.

          

  44. bakathe cross symbol in Vodou

          

  45. Lenglensouchief assistant or master of ceremonies to a Vodou priest, he carries a machette and is followed by to female assistants with a flag of ogou and the temples flag

          

  46. What is are the functions of Vodou songs?1. Articulation of themes and mythology
    2. Invocaiton or calling of lwa
    3. Response and prayer
    4. Correspond w support what is happening in ceremony
    5. Leave taking or signal farewell to the lwa
    6. Reproach or satire, social commentary.

          

  47. asogwehighest ranked vodou initiate

          

  48. dyabEtmologically related to diable (devil) or sometimes reference to malicious , mean, difficult, or mischievous Vodou lwa.

          

  49. What is Vodou initiation and its ranks?A religion that requires you to become initiated.

          

  50. Lokogoblin or type of vodou spirit with negative attributes

          

  51. chire ayizan1. vodou Lwa of the temples, markets, public places, doors , gates, and roads.
    2.In vodou mythology she is the wife of Loko
    3. Ayzan is the protector of ritual purity and defender of morality.
    4. Linked to fresh water
    5.She rest in the royal palm and metiyen beni.
    6.She is considered one of the most ancient lwa.
    7.her veve is traced in corn or white flour.
    8. Those possessed by her consume no alcohol.

          

  52. What is the structure of Vodou songs?1. Short and repeated
    2. Chorus and verse. call and response Lead singer and chorus.
    3. Compressed and coded.

          

  53. ti bonnanjbig good angel: divine particle and breath of life in all beings.

          

  54. Agasou Gnenenlwa is served in the Danwonmen , petwo and rada rites. associated with bodies of water. known for healing. represented by a large crab

          

  55. Dan Petwoinitiation led by ougan or manbo. involves isolation and is the path to knowledge.

          

  56. kanzois a burial vault

          

  57. batizeto baptize

          

  58. foulaname of lwa and a people from Kongo region and hence a part of petwo rite

          

  59. Ebyosovodou lwa of thunder. double headed ax