Marie LaveauMarie Laveau 1794?-1881 and 1827-1897. The most renowned voodoo queen in North America was actually a mother and daughter. Their appeal was their magical powers, control of one’s lovers and enemies, and sex. Marie I was a most powerful women who was told all the secrets by women and was able to use these to increase her powers. Marie II was feared more and inspired subservience
Creole home: This home was designed to provide reasonable comfort under the local conditions of high temperature and high humidity. The floor on which the family lived was raised above ground level to improve the air circulation.