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Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Manger Yam

Manger Yam is a harvest celebration of the yam crop observed in Haiti. It is considered taboo to eat any of the new yams before the festival for fear of falling ill or bringing ruin to the yam crop. In Vodoun belief, it is very important for people to maintain relationships with the dead, as well as with each other and the gods, so the deceased are included in the Manger Yam. In the Vodoun service, the priest or priestess leads prayers to the dead and to the gods and offers the first yams to them. After the ceremony, people feast on yam dishes and enjoy music and dancing. More...
Gary98
Posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:41:21 AM

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Shouldn't we call their taboo to eat any of the new yams before the festival their religion? What is the difference between their belief and the belief of Virgin Mother?
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everything is taboo and voodoo in haiti
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Unfortunately voodoo is more feared than God in Haiti.
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