McCarthy Brown struggles with her role as anthropologist in her relationship to Mama Lola

1)- What are some examples of points in the book where McCarthy Brown struggles with her role as anthropologist in her relationship to Mama Lola and the subject matter that she is researching? How does she attempt to resolve them? Do you think she was successful?
2) Related to question 1, what are some examples from the book where Vodou practice assists those who serve the spirits with practical problems in their daily lives? Do you think this feature is unique to Vodou practice?