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Voodoo stems from the kingdom of Dahomey, on the Ivory Coast of Africa, and was brought to the West Indies by slaves at the end of the seventeenth century. The language of Dahomey was known as fon, meaning "king." The word Voodoo or Voudoun is the fon word for "spirit" or "god," or for a sacred object.
the object that a person performing voodoo acts through, usually to cause harm to another human. To make the voodoo doll complete is having a piece of the receiving human's DNA, such as a strand of hair or a nametag worn by the person, so as to make sure the receiving subject will acquire the effects from the doll.