The Beach At Cock's Crow 04092000

in Travels with Tooy

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2007 | ISBN: 9780226680583
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226680576 | DOI:
The Beach At Cock's Crow 04092000

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This chapter focuses on Tooy's final voodoo treatment of Roland in Martinique. It describes a procedure which involved the use of white cotton cloth, a box of eggs, a bottle of cane syrup, a bottle of rum, komanti sangaafu, and palipu palm. Roland was also bathed with rum and beer while praying. He was asked to write down all his problems. The ceremony lasted less than an hour.

Keywords: voodoo treatment; Tooy; Martinique; komanti sangaafu; palipu palm

Chapter.  2578 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology of Religion

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