Introduction to the Interview

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Title:
Introduction to the Interview
Abbreviated Title:
April 3, 2013 at the Péristyle de Mariani near Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Physical Description:
PDF file giving the transcription of an English-language interview about Vodou
Language:
English
Creator:
Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Erin Zavitz and Megan Raitano
Publisher:
Benjamin Hebblethwaite
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Florida
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Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area, Haiti, Ati Max Beauvoir, Vodou priest   ( lcsh )

Notes

Abstract:
Ati Max Beauvoir is one of Haiti's best know Vodou priests. It was our honor to meet him and film this interview at his Vodou temple in Mariani, Port-au-Prince, on April 3, 2013. This is the English transcription of the English interview that can be viewed in 5 parts at the Vodou Archive. The PDF file has links that take the reader directly to the video for viewing.
General Note:
This work was generously funded by the UF-Duke NEH Collaborative Grant.

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved.
Resource Identifier:
vodou - Vodou
System ID:
AA00018731:00002


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