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A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals  - Tony Kail

A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals – Tony Kail

Author Tony Kail traces Memphis's colourful Hoodoo heritage from the arrival of Africans in Shelby County to the growth of conjure culture in juke joints and Spiritual Churches. Widely known for its musical influence, Beale Street was also once a hub for Hoodoo culture. Many blues icons, such as Big Memphis Ma Rainey and Sonny Boy Williamson, dabbled in the mysterious tradition. Its popularity in some African American communities throughout the past two centuries fueled ...
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African American Folk Healing - Stephanie Mitchem

African American Folk Healing – Stephanie Mitchem

Cure a nosebleed by holding a silver quarter on the back of the neck. Treat an earache with sweet oil drops. Wear plant roots to keep from catching colds. Within many African American families, these kinds of practices continue today, woven into the fabric of black culture, often communicated through women. Such folk practices shape the concepts about healing that are diffused throughout African American communities and are expressed in myriad ways, from faith healing ...
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Hoodoo and Voodoo Secrets of Folk Magic, Rootwork, Witchcraft, Mojo, Conjuration, Haitian Vodou and New Orleans Voodoo - Mari Silva

Hoodoo and Voodoo Secrets of Folk Magic, Rootwork, Witchcraft, Mojo, Conjuration, Haitian Vodou and New Orleans Voodoo – Mari Silva

Two manuscripts in one book: Hoodoo: Unlocking the Secret Power of Rootwork, Folk Magic, Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Mojo Voodoo: Unlocking the Hidden Power of Haitian Vodou and New Orleans Voodoo Hoodoo is a powerful form of folk magic used for generations to improve the lives of those who practice it. So, is it relevant today? The quick answer is, yes, it most certainly is. The powers of roots and herbs are just the tip of ...
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Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure - Catherine Yronwode

Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure – Catherine Yronwode

This is the first book of its kind, presenting accurate botanical information about roots and herbs employed in conjure, with sample spells that will show you how to make and use your own mojo bags, spiritual baths, and incenses. 224 pages. Contains 500 herbs, roots, minerals, and rare zoological curios; 750 traditional spells, tricks, and magical recipes; and 50 black and white illustrations From the Introduction: Herbs and Roots, along with a select few mineral ...
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Hoodoo, Voodoo and Conjure - Jeffrey E. Anderson

Hoodoo, Voodoo and Conjure – Jeffrey E. Anderson

Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written for students and general readers, this book is a convenient introduction to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure. The volume begins ...
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Old Style Conjure : Hoodoo, Rootwork,  Folk Magic - Starr Casas

Old Style Conjure : Hoodoo, Rootwork, Folk Magic – Starr Casas

Conjure, hoodoo, rootwork—these are all names for a uniquely American form of folk magic. Conjure first emerged in the days of slavery and plantations and is widely considered among the most potent forms of magic. Written by Starr Casas, a hereditary master of the art, Old Style Conjure is an essential guide to using Conjure to achieve love, success, safety, prosperity, spiritual fulfilment, and your heart's desires. Old Style Conjure is a guide to using ...
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Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo & Conjuring with Herbs - Stephanie Rose Bird

Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo & Conjuring with Herbs – Stephanie Rose Bird

Hoodoo is an eclectic blend of African traditions, Native American herbalism, Judeo-Christian ritual, and magical healing. Tracing Hoodoo's magical roots back to West Africa, Stephanie Rose Bird provides a fascinating history of this nature-based healing tradition and gives practical advice for applying Hoodoo magic to everyday life. Learn how sticks, stones, roots, and bones - the basic ingredients in a Hoodoo mojo bag - can be used to bless the home, find a mate, invoke ...
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