Saturday, May 10, 2008
Salanon, a traditional Voodoo healer, seen here at his home in Abomey, Benin. Salanon has contact with ghosts thanks to the powerful fetishes he owns. He claims that he can cure any illness. Most of the people in Benin go to a traditional healer first, and only when he fails to cure them they make a visit to regular doctor.Voodoo is a very complicated religion; often not understood by westerners. It is estimated that Voodoo is about 4000 years old. Voodoos' cradle in West Africa is Benin and Togo.September 2006..VOODOO RELIGION REPORTAGE AVILABLE ONLINE HERE.