Great Smithsonian Article on Obeah’s Role in Antigua’s Slave Revolt

Great Smithsonian Article on Obeah’s Role in Antigua’s Slave Revolt

From smithsonianmag.com, Antigua’s Disputed Slave Conspiracy of 1736: Klaas is a figure of compelling interest to historians. Gaspar and others argue that his influence over his fellow slaves went further than the Antiguan planters of the day realized, since, according to the official report on the planned uprising, “it was fully proved that he had … Continue reading

Police Violate Religious Rights in Canada, Pose As Obeah Man

Police Violate Religious Rights in Canada, Pose As Obeah Man

An undercover police sting in Ontario used an undercover officer of Caribbean ancestry, Andrew Cooper, to pose as an Obeah Priest in order to gain confessions from three suspects in the slaying of a drug dealer in Brampton. According to the-star.com: Peel Region police breached the religious rights of a Jamaican Canadian family by having … Continue reading

Obeah Primer on Squidoo

Obeah Primer on Squidoo

If you want to know the basics about Obeah, including its history and where to find more information, there is a very good primer on on Squidoo simply titled Obeah. It contains a lot of great information – little known facts about Obeah. An interview with an Obeah man by VICE Magazine, facts about famous … Continue reading