Snake Oil Festival presents Lips and Hips with Priestess Lilith Dorsey: Legend and Lore of N.O. Voodoo
Sun, Jun 18, 2017 from 2pm - 3pm
Lips and Hips with Priestess Lilith Dorsey: Legend and Lore of N.O. Voodoo
The final day of Snake Oil Festival opens in the mysterious realm of Voodoo. Learn about the history, observation and traditions of the almost 300 year old New Orleanian religion from author, filmmaker and Voodoo Priestess Lilith Dorsey. Voodoo in New Orleans is a religion like no other. It was born and bred on the backs of an oppressed and enslaved people who developed a language of resistance through music, dance, and worship that spoke to save their souls.
This workshop will examine legendary historical figures like Marie Laveau and Dr. John Montanee, up through to the modern marvels who practice in the Crescent City today. There will be practical information about how to get started by joining a spiritual house, or respectfully leaving offerings. In addition, a wealth of further resources will be given to those wishing to continue learning this marvelous and mysterious tradition.