From Haitian Zombie Poison to Inuit Knives Made of Feces Wade Davis, a real-life Indiana Jones, chronicles cultures at the brink.

From Haitian Zombie Poison to Inuit Knives Made of Feces Wade Davis, a real-life Indiana Jones, chronicles cultures at the brink.

Haitian Zombies | It is impossible to talk about Haiti and do not affect such fashionable topics as zombies. If only because it is the only country in the world where the penal code there is an article prohibited from engaging zombies.

Haitian Zombies | It is impossible to talk about Haiti and do not affect such fashionable topics as zombies. If only because it is the only country in the world where the penal code there is an article prohibited from engaging zombies.

The horror-movie trope owes its heritage to Haitian slaves, who imagined being imprisoned in their bodies forever.

The horror-movie trope owes its heritage to Haitian slaves, who imagined being imprisoned in their bodies forever.

Voodoo zombies are the original zombies and the source inspiration of every fictional zombie which followed. These types of zombies still remain a common part of religious rituals and phenomena in West African Vodun culture and Haitian Vodou. Western observers may regard both of these cultures and their zombie phenomena as closely related to witch craft.

Voodoo zombies are the original zombies and the source inspiration of every fictional zombie which followed. These types of zombies still remain a common part of religious rituals and phenomena in West African Vodun culture and Haitian Vodou. Western observers may regard both of these cultures and their zombie phenomena as closely related to witch craft.

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