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La Sirene Voodoo Dolls

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La Sirene - Voodoo Doll Image
Denise Alvarado / planetvoodoo.com

In Vodou, a pwen is an item filled with particular components that appeal to a particular lwa. They are meant to attract a lwa and gain its influences for a person or place. Pwen come in a variety of forms, including dolls. Pwen dolls can be found in a variety of forms, from crude poppets to elaborate works of art. The doll in this picture is dedicated to La Sirene.

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