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7084: Re: 7066: Talking about Vodou in Haiti some more (fwd)

From: C & C Henrius <haiti@ixks.com>
>From: Racine125@aol.com
>The nationality of the Houngan or Mambo
>is of no importance,  ....

Then how do you account for the Haitian Vodouissant's belief that true
Mambos and Oungans are born to be so and that it is a gift passed from
generation to generation depi nan ginen... and that all others (especially
outsiders) "achte je" or buy their 'sight'?  

"We are living beyond our means.  As a people, we have developed a life
style that is draining the earth of its priceless and irreplaceable re-
sources without regard for the future of our children and people all
around the world."
				Margaret Mead