I asked Alougba about it later in the day. She told me in a very matter of fact way that the crow had been a “fetish” sacrifice. With a worried look she said a lot of babies had been dying. She said there had been a Voodoo ceremony. They sacrificed the crow to stop the babies from dying. I asked her if it worked, and she said, “oh yes!” I think there was much more to the ceremony, because the night before I had heard Voodoo drums and chanting all night long.
|The stake and the crow are still there…|
three days later.