Nature out plots zombie stories. 640px-Zombie_haiti_ill_artlibre_jnl

Nature out plots zombie stories. 640px-Zombie_haiti_ill_artlibre_jnl

Zombi. Haiti en 1937

Zombi. Haiti en 1937

The Serpent and the Rainbow - Wade Davis  The book that started it all for me. Zombies! Haiti! Sociology! I blame Wade Davis for my student loans.

The Serpent and the Rainbow - Wade Davis The book that started it all for me. Zombies! Haiti! Sociology! I blame Wade Davis for my student loans.

Baron Semedi - Haiti Voodoo myth. He ensures all corpses rot in the ground to stop any soul from being brought back as a brainless zombie. What he demands in return depends on his mood. Sometimes he is content with his followers wearing black, white or purple clothes or using sacred objects; he may simply ask for a small gift of cigars, rum

Baron Semedi - Haiti Voodoo myth. He ensures all corpses rot in the ground to stop any soul from being brought back as a brainless zombie. What he demands in return depends on his mood. Sometimes he is content with his followers wearing black, white or purple clothes or using sacred objects; he may simply ask for a small gift of cigars, rum

Zombie.  From African lore, the word is from the Congolese zumbi, zombi, which means "fetish" or "enslaved spirit".  The legend came to Haiti and then America with the slaves.  Haitian zombies are living but often have brain damage due to being buried alive.  They are often used as slaves.

Zombie. From African lore, the word is from the Congolese zumbi, zombi, which means "fetish" or "enslaved spirit". The legend came to Haiti and then America with the slaves. Haitian zombies are living but often have brain damage due to being buried alive. They are often used as slaves.

Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex

Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex (Paperback)

Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex

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