Haiti – Feminist Series 3, A Theology of Liberation: Interview with Madam Euvonie Auguste of Famm Voudou pou Ayiti
One of the first women I spoke to was Voudou Priestess, Madame Evonne Auguste – an amazing beautiful woman with a presence yet so gentle and purposeful. Madame Auguste is a member of Famm Voudou pou Ayiti (Voudou Women for Ayiti). In the interview she explains that Voudou is both a religion and a philosophy and speaks about the relationship between voudou and liberation theology. She also discusses the some of the reasons behind the demonetisation of the religion and why Famm Voudou pou Ayiti want to establish their own school.
“The Role of the Haitian Revolution & its Impact on the 1807 Abolition Act.” [London, Harrow Council Chambers, 13November 6-9pm] which draws on his article “The wider historical context of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade” [see below]. Hakim explains why slavery which was essential to the British economy, ended so abruptly and what part the Haitian revolution played in abolition.
Tweet For Haiti November 18th and January 1st are specifically dedicated each year to the INDEPENDENCE DEBT. For November 18 – the last battle where the Haitians defeated Napoleon and January 1st Haiti’s Independence Day, HLLN welcomes all those interested…