Lowcountry Voodoo: Beginner'S Guide To Tales, Spells And Boo Hags
Publish Date: 2009-11-01
Author: Terrance Zepke
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When African slaves were brought to the American South to work the plantations, they brought with them their culture, traditions, and religionincluding what came to be called voodoo. This unique blend of Christianity, herbalism, and folk magic is still practiced in South Carolina's Lowcountry.
Though a beginners guide, Lowcountry Voodoo offers a surprising wealth of information about this fascinating part of Lowcountry life.
the Gullah and their ways
how to bring good luck and avoid bad luck
spells and curses and how to avoid them
how to cook up traditional good-luck meals for New Years Day
a real voodoo village you can visit
events and tours to acquaint you with Lowcountry culture.
In a selection of Lowcountry tales that feature voodoo, meet: