1 hr 4 min

Episode 002: Hurricane Marie Mystic

    • Society & Culture

For years, New Orleans voodoo has been plagued: by charlatans, by tourists, by Katrina, by disintegrating ties to Haiti, the birthplace of voodoo.  So Mambo Marie moved to town–and she opened a botanica.

CREDITS
Thank you to Mambo Marie Carmel, Houngan Robi, and Mijah Souge for sharing their stories. Their shop, Carmel & Sons is at 1532 Dumaine St, New Orleans, Louisiana. Additional reporting and photo by Ashlin Wang. Logo by Vichcraft Design Studio

For years, New Orleans voodoo has been plagued: by charlatans, by tourists, by Katrina, by disintegrating ties to Haiti, the birthplace of voodoo.  So Mambo Marie moved to town–and she opened a botanica.

CREDITS
Thank you to Mambo Marie Carmel, Houngan Robi, and Mijah Souge for sharing their stories. Their shop, Carmel & Sons is at 1532 Dumaine St, New Orleans, Louisiana. Additional reporting and photo by Ashlin Wang. Logo by Vichcraft Design Studio

1 hr 4 min

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