For those interested in the various expressions of African Indigenous Spirituality in the Diaspora beyond the more popular/known systems such as Vodou, Santeria etc, this is an essential read...
“It is therefore imperative that a holistic approach that encompasses cultural remedial forms as therapy be adopted. Too often potential spiritual symptoms are interpreted as mental problems. Consequently, predominant numbers of African people are institutionalised by a society and profession that disregards the significance of cultural interpretive frameworks to diagnose behaviours relating to alternative states of consciousness.”
Guyanese Komfa: The Ritual Art of Trance - Dr Michelle Yaa Asantewa