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African Diaspora Hist. 350.001, 002, 013/ Assignment # 2/ 10pts. Due April 16, 2018 in Class Read SECTION EIGHT about “The Role of Religions in African Diaspora.” PP. 279 – 313 in Text book. 1. Identify ANY Five African-oriented Religions mentioned in this Section. 2. Which African Ethnic group(s) is identified with each of the mentioned religion in Africa and name the country in Diaspora each of these religions still exist? 3. State in NOT MORE THAN FOUR SENTENCES how important were or are these religious beliefs and practices in the preservation of African cultures among peoples of African descent in Diaspora.

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African Diaspora Religion
Question 1
During salve trade most of the slaves were Africans. As they were being transported to these new
areas each one of them came along with their beliefs. Most of the slave’s owners mixed slaves
from different communities so that they could not easily rebel by having a communication
barrier. With these practices, traditions began to mix and the adaption of the native beliefs was
also being assimilated. With time slaves started being allowed to convert to Christianity (Arthur,
np). But as they were being converted they started mixing their beliefs with Christianity. Some
of the religions include,
This religion developed in New Orleans and Haiti. It believes in a single god but several spirits.
This religion is different from the African Vodum. With this religion, it’s a combination of
several beliefs from multiple communities that are from the west coast of Africa. The religion as
a bit of Christianity influence but purely Catholic. This practice began during the slave trade
(Mbiti,np). Since the slaves had been forb...

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