Archived Pages from 20th Century!!
1. VOODOO MACUMBA DANCE ENSEMBLE
A performance group of drummers, dancers, fire-eaters, sword and snake dancers, the Voodoo Macumba Dance Ensemble featuring Voodoo and Yoruba Priestess Ava Kay Jones demonstrates the rich traditions of West Africa, the Caribbean and New Orleans. Their dynamic, powerful presentation has been featured in movies, on VA and at festivals, and is also available for private bookings. Experience their dancing as the great Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau practiced it along Bayou St. John in olden days.
2. LECTURES AND TOURS
For those seeking in-depth education and appreciation of the Voodoo religion, Priestess Ava Kay Jones conducts seminars which dispel many of the popular misconceptions and lead one to a truer understanding of the richness of this ancient religion. Born on Halloween, Priestess Jones was raised a Catholic and was subsequently initiated in Haiti as well as in the United States. She also has degrees in language education and law.
3. BOOK: Voodoo Past and Present by Ron Boden
This is the best book to date on New Orleans and Louisiana Voodoo. It is interesting and information. A must for those interested in this fascinating part of our culture. Voodoo and Yoruba Priestess Ava Kay Jones is featured in an informative portion with photographs.
4. DOCUMENTARY VIDEO: "New Orleans Voodoo...from the Inside"
This one-hour video will help dispel the negative stigma attached to the Voodoo religion from the moment it was brought ashore in North America by slaves from West Africa. Audiences will be enlightened on the true practice of Voodoo in New Orleans, both past and present. Featured will be Priestess Ava Kay Jones, the premiere New Orleans expert and practitioner of the Voodoo and Yoruba religions. Produced and directed by David M. Jones, this video is part of a "from the Inside" series, which includes the already widely distributed video, "New Orleans Jazz Funerals...from the Inside."
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