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 Hoodoo in Theory and Practice by Catherine Yronwode  New window
 An online book with hundreds of interlinked illustrated web pages on African-American folk-magic (a.k.a. hoodoo, rootwork, or conjure). Included are descriptions of how to lay tricks; burn candles and incense; sprinkle powders; make mojo bags; prepare spiritual baths and floor washes; use dressing oils, herbs, minerals, and roots; perform spells for drawing luck, love, and money; take off jinxes and crossed conditions.
 Hoodoo: An Afro-Diaspora Tradition  New window
 A New World name of an Ancient African Magical Tradition.
 Index of 19th Century Southern Texts  New window
 An archive of texts by Charles W. Chestnutt, Joel Chandler Harris, and Mary Alice Owen that mention African-American hoodoo beliefs that derive from African religious sources. Also included at the site are extracts from Mark Twain's works that mention European-American witchcraft beliefs.
 Obeah and Kumina - Definitions  New window
 Brief definitions of Obeah and Kumina, from a larger site on Jamaican folklore.
 Obeah: Afro-Shamanistik Witchcraft  New window
 An occultist's compilation of views on Jamaican Obeah, stressing magical aspects and minimizing religious ones, with extracts from W. Somerset Maugham and Azoth Kalafou.
 Rethinking the Nature and Tasks of African-American Theology  New window
 Anthony B. Pinn of Macalester College provides scholarly examples of how hoodoo and other African-based religious practices form a "second stream" within African-American Christianity, forcing a recognition of theological complexity beyond the merely folkloric or religio-magical orientation of conjure.
 UCLA Folklore Archives - Hoodoo Heritage: Hyatt Field Recordings  New window
 A brief introduction to UCLA's holdings of the collected papers of the folklorist Harry M. Hyatt, who interviewed hoodoo practitioners throughout the South during the 1930s and again in 1970. The site contains sound clips and transcripts from a 1970 interview with The Healer Sarheed.

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