Backwoods Witchcraft: Conjure & Folk Magic from Appalachia

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In Backwoods Witchcraft, Jake Richards offers up a folksy stew of family stories, lore, omens, rituals, and conjure crafts that he learned from his great-grandmother, his grandmother, and his grandfather, a Baptist minister who Jake remembers could "rid someone of a fever with an egg or stop up the blood in a wound." The witchcraft practiced in Appalachia is very much a folk magic of place, a tradition that honors the seen and unseen beings that inhabit the land as well as the soil, roots, and plant life.The materials and ...

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Backwoods Witchcraft: Conjure & Folk Magic from Appalachia
2019, Weiser Books

ISBN-13: 9781578636532

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