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Book: Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 19. Is Voudou an American religion or an Indigenous religion?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43134


This chapter considers how New Orleans Voudou is both an American religion and an Indigenous one. In the process, it pays particular attention to the politics of both those categories.

Chapter Contributors

  • Emily Clark ( - emclark) 'Gonzaga University'