They began to continue their religious practices but also used the time to cultivate community and reconnect the fragmented pieces of their various heritages. These late night reprieves were a form of resistance against white domination and also created community cohesion between people from vastly different ethnic groups. Political leaders such as Boukman Dutty , a slave who helped plan the revolt, also served as religious leader, connecting Vodou spirituality with political action.
The revolution would free the Haitian people from French colonial rule in and establish the first black people's republic in the history of the world and the second independent nation in the Americas.
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Haitian nationalists have frequently drawn inspiration by imagining their ancestors' gathering of unity and courage. This extremist view is not considered credible by mainstream Protestants, however conservatives such as Pat Robertson repeat the idea. Domingue as the First Black Empire; two years later, after his assassination, it became the Republic of Haiti. This was the second nation to gain independence from European rule after the United States , and the only state to have arisen from the liberation of slaves. No nation recognized the new state, which was instead met with isolation and boycotts.
This exclusion from the global market led to major economic difficulties for the new state. Many of the leaders of the revolt disassociated themselves from Vodou. They strived to be accepted as Frenchmen and good Catholics rather than as free Haitians. Yet most practitioners of Vodou saw, and still see, no contradiction between Vodou and Catholicism, and also take part in Catholic masses. The new Haitian state did not recognize Vodou as an official religion.
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In , the government made practising Vodou punishable. Secret Voodoo societies therefore continued to be important. These societies also provided the poor with protection and solidarity against the exercising of power by the elite. They had their own symbols and codes. Today, Vodou is practiced not only by Haitians but by Americans and people of many other nations who have been exposed to Haitian culture. Haitian creole forms of Vodou exist in Haiti, the Dominican Republic , Cuba,  some of the outer islands of the Bahamas , the United States, and other places to which Haitians have immigrated.
There has been a re-emergence of the Vodun traditions in the United States, maintaining the same ritual and cosmological elements as in West Africa. Duvalier was involved in the noirisme movement and hoped to re-value cultural practices that had their origins in Africa. Duvalier manipulated Vodou to suit his purposes throughout his Reign of Terror.
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He organized the Vodou priests in the countryside and had them advance his agenda, instilling fear through promoting the belief that he had supernatural powers playing into the religion's mysticism. Many Haitians involved in the practice of Vodou have been initiated as Houngans or Mambos.
In January , after the Haiti earthquake traditional ceremonies were organized to appease the spirits and seek the blessing of ancestors for the Haitians. Also a "purification ceremony" was planned for Haiti. Following the Haiti earthquake , there were verbal and physical attacks against vodou practitioners in Haiti perpetrated by those who felt that vodouists were partially responsible for the natural disaster.
Furthermore, during a Cholera outbreak in several Vodou priests were lynched by mobs who believed them to be spreading the disease. Because of the religious syncretism between Catholicism and Vodou, it is difficult to estimate the number of Vodouists in Haiti. Statue of a djab , a quick-working wild spirit. Vodou has often been associated in popular culture with Satanism , witchcraft , zombies and "voodoo dolls". Zombie creation has been referenced within rural Haitian culture,  but is not a part of Vodou. Such manifestations fall under the auspices of the bokor or sorcerer, rather than the priest of the loa.
The practice of sticking pins in voodoo dolls has history in folk magic.
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The general fear of Vodou in the US can be traced back to the end of the Haitian Revolution There is a legend that Haitians were able to beat the French during the Haitian Revolution because their Vodou deities made them invincible. Free and enslaved Haitians who moved to New Orleans brought their religious beliefs with them and reinvigorated the Voodoo practices that were already present in the city. Eventually, Voodoo in New Orleans became hidden and the magical components were left present in the public sphere.
This created what is called hoodoo in the southern part of the United States.
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