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Palo Mayombe: Hoodoo Nkisi--The Spirit Bottle

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The Congo spirit-work tradition lives within and gave birth to the Hoodoo tradition of the American South. I’ve been a hoodoo for many years, and now being a Palero (if only an Engeuyo at the moment, very much a student!) I can’t help but note the many, many parallels between the two Congo-based…