Photograph by Russell James. Collaborative art by Philippe Dodard (HA).

Council of Wise Men on broken chairs. Erzulie* asks: "Where are our trees, our rivers, our forests? What have they done? Why is the land of Haiti crying?

Woe to those by whom the offense cometh... Wise Men stand up and set off.

*Erzuli: This is the Virgin of Vodou, the Goddess of Love.