Photograph by Jean-Leo Dugast in The
Thai Life by John Hoskin (Bangkok: Tamarind Press, 1993).
African Traditional Religions
The Ifa Foundation Website -- Ifa is an American religious movement rooted in West African traditional religion.
African Religion -- a website sponsored by the African Educational Research Network at North Carolina State University.
African Traditional & Derived Religion -- A Research Guide -- an excellent research site provided by the College of the Holy Cross.
An Overview --
African Gods in America -- by William E. Cashion, II
Puerto Rican Santeria -- an academic paper on Santeria, focusing particularly on the syncretism of African and Catholic beliefs and practices.
Santeria -- another description of Caribbean Santeria, more in-depth than the above paper.
Palo and Lukumi Organization -- "The purpose of this site is to provide general and introductory information of the Afro-Cuban Palo and Lukumi belief systems. Palo.Org servers as a major resource of information for individuals, students and teachers world wide."
Santeria: A Practical Guide to Afro-Caribbean Magic -- an online book concerning the practice of Santeria.
Santeria, Cuba's Third Social Force -- excellent informational article on the history and current practice of Santeria in Castro's Cuba, provided by Out There News.
Spiritism in the Catholic Encyclopedia -- a brief encyclopedia article on the nature, practices, and history of spiritism.
The Spirits' Book -- a compilation by Allan Kardec of the spiritist doctrines, supposedly communicated to him by higher spirits.
AvatarSearch -- Occult Directory
Native American Religion
-- a modern practitioner of
native American animism advertises his practice. This site is helpful in
showing the above-mentioned resurgence of native American religious beliefs
and as a vivid description of the pragmatic nature of animism.