Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life, Part 2 Veneration of ancestors, supplication to the gods, and animal sacrifice -- these are among the suite of rituals that form a complicated canon of religious law for adherents of voodoo. NPR's John Burnett investigates what it takes to learn and practice these rituals in the second part of his Radio Expedition to West Africa.
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Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life, Part 2

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Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life, Part 2

Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life, Part 2

Voodoo and West Africa's Spiritual Life, Part 2

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Veneration of ancestors, supplication to the gods, and animal sacrifice -- these are among the suite of rituals that form a complicated canon of religious law for adherents of voodoo. NPR's John Burnett investigates what it takes to learn and practice these rituals in the second part of his Radio Expedition to West Africa.

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