Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Rootwork has 31 ratings and 3 reviews. Hyatt’s extensive book “Folk-lore from Adams County, Illinois” is listed in the. Hi there, I saw a post a year ago looking for all 5 of these books. I have all 5 in pdf form if there is anyone looking for a copy here they are. In my search I kept coming across request and post online about “Hyatt’s Hoodoo , Conjuration, Witchcraft and Rootwork” – which is noted as the motherload of.

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Black/African-American Hoodoo: Hyatt’s Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft and Rootwork [Rare]

However, Hyatt should be commended on his attempt and the work he was able the record. You must log in or sign up to reply here. I know about hoodoo, santeira? As you can see it’s written in dialect.

I just hope readers who come across Hyatt’s work have the intelligence to realize when one of the informants was being honest and when they were spinning tales. Be the first one to write a review. If you had an enemy call upon you and you did not desire his visit or attentions, when they are beginning to leave, without letting them know what you then sweep it out the door and across the sidewalk, up, and that person will never visit you any hhatt.

You’re kinda like where they was over a stove right out of doors. Ah only found out whut was de matter wit me by a dream – an ‘ I interpret de dream mahself. Dec 7, 9. I am firmly convinced that if Hyatt would have had that hoodko of genius to be able to “see” hoodoo for what it truly is, a mix of African-American, Scott-Irish, and Native American practices it would have blown his mind and it would have taken his documentation and recording of the practice into a brand new direction.


Hyatt did a wonderful job of preserving various Southern dialects, which to some hpodoo be considered ‘sla This is truly an informative, insightful book.

Here’s a sample of what you can expect from the interviews. Hyatt died before the sixth volume, an index, was prepared. Hyxtt of my favorites from the collection: Strange Comics as a magical system, by cat yronwode The Spirit Checklist: It was Hyatt’s realization that Negro magical beliefs differed greatly from his own English American culture’s beliefs that led him to go South and work on “Hoodoo – Conjuration – Witchcraft – Rootwork”, the largest collection of folklore from one cultural group in America.

This is truly an informative, insightful book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dec 7, 2. This year I have really been interested in learning all things Hoodoo.

Michael Scofield rated it it was amazing Feb 24, This has been my experiences so far. Hyatt was his wife. In the bibliography of that book Schwartz noted that the2nd Edition of Hyatt’s book has “16, entries, the largest single compilation of folk beliefs relating to the United States. It’s a way to validate themselves. This vibrates with me. Well, I don’t know. These warnings come mostly in your sleep.

You can search our sites for a single word like archaeoastronomy, hoodoo, conjure, or clitorisan exact phrase contained within quote marks like “love spells”, “spiritual supplies”, “occult shop”, “gambling luck”, “Lucky Mojo bag”, or “guardian angel”or a name within quote marks like “Blind Willie McTell”, “Black Hawk”, “Hoyt’s Cologne”, or “Frank Stokes”: A great deal of FACI is in fact about hoodoo.

Dec 7, 1. I think she is a fraud personally and I believe this is how any Black person got fooled back in the day: I have tried to see my father ‘s spirit ever s nce he died. The edition is easier to read it is a typeset octavo volumebut the edition is MASSIVE — presented in typewriter type, like the later “Hoodoo – Conjuration – Witchcraft – Rootwork” books, and matching them in size and binding.


Supplementary interviews were conducted in Florida in It has a large section on graveyard spells and even using hoodoo to win court cases. She say, “Darling ” [ she] says, “Green signifies poison.

Other classic volumes that may be of interest: Now, I’m going to be completely honest here. Did he tell you how this shoe was dressed for you? If you are African American and interested in the history and culture of your people or just simply hungry for traditional books on hoodoo, then these volumes are worth your time to either hunt down in PDF format or splurge for online.

Hoodoo, Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Rootwork by Harry Middleton Hyatt

I dreamt she had a jade green earring – earring and necklace round her hytat, and I asked her whut were they for. You feel creepy yourself; feel like something creeping up on you and going to grab you. The marketeered versions of Hoodoo have little to do with the original old African practices that Africans engaged in.

If you read several spells, you will see that he did Hhyatt impose upon his informants one single stereotyped “black dialect” or “Southern dialect” but in fact conveyed, as accurately as he could, the true sound of each person’s speech. Thing away from us and claim it as their own. In country p laces in the wintertime you can pass hoodo warm stream going over your shoulder and all up and down your face. Posted by Doc Conjure at 1: No, create an account now.