21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A Young Vodou Priestess Participates in a Ceremony

A young Vodou priestess, clad in pure white, participates in a ceremony honoring a matronly grandmother spirit, Erzuli Grann, in the backyard peristyle of an older priestess in Brooklyn, New York.

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Date Taken: 08.2023
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Copyright: © Christopher Carpenter