The arrival of Azaka Mede (Video 19b)
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00013345/00020
 Material Information
Title: The arrival of Azaka Mede (Video 19b)
Series Title: Vodou Videos of Société Halouba
Physical Description: Video
Language: English, Haitian Creole
Creator: Hebblethwaite, Benjamin
Publication Date: 5/19/2012
Subjects / Keywords: Société Halouba, Manbo Elizabeth, Little Haiti, Azaka Mede, possession, trance, chwal, greetings, Miami Haitian Vodou
Spatial Coverage: Miami, FL
Abstract: Filming of the Rada rite at Société Halouba at Manbo Elizabeth's ounfò (temple) in Little Haiti, Miami, Florida in May of 2012. Azaka Mede arrives at the ceremony via multiple chwal. He can be identified by a straw hat and bag, bartering of the goods in his basket, a pipe, asking for money, greeting people through ritual steps, dancing, etc. His departure is indicated by flailing and often falling to the ground.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
System ID: AA00013345:00020