Appalachian folk magic
Granny women were healers and midwives in Southern Appalachia and the Ozarks, documented as practicing from the 1880s to the 1930s. They were usually elder women in the community and were often the only practitioners of health care in the poor rural areas of Southern Appalachia. They seldom expected or received payment, and were respected as authorities on herbal healing and childbirth. Their role is well-described by John C. Campbell in The Southern Highlander and His Homeland[1]:

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Appalachian Granny Magic - Witchvox Article
Jan 8, 2001 ... The Appalachian Granny Magic Tradition of Witchcraft is one that is only ... relied upon Mother Nature in a way, that 'city folk' did not anymore.
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Appalachia Magic
Mar 17, 2003 ... This report on Appalachian magic summarizes the beliefs and practices of the mountain folk. The purposes and structures of the system are ...
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The Wild Hunt | Tag Archive | Folk Magic
Dec 16, 2012 ... B: I am currently researching what I call the three strands of Appalachian folk magic: one of which is Cherokee. Unlike other regions, southern ...
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appalachian granny magic - Pinterest
Do you believe in faeries? Do you want to know how to work with them and bring magic into your life? Wise folk and witches of old have worked with the faerie ...
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Appalachian Witchcraft - Granny Magic Tradition - The Goddess Within
Appalachian folk magic - Granny Magic Tradition: The Appalachian Granny Magic Tradition of Witchcraft is one that is only recently being ...
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Appalachian Granny Witches - The Cauldron
That article is inaccurate ("ancient religion," um, no), and a pretty revolting romanticizing of Appalachian folk magic practices -- not to mention ...
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Appalachian Granny Magic - OakthorneWiki - Oakthorne.Net
Apr 29, 2012 ... Practiced in the Appalachians, granny magic is a term that refers to a broad variety of folk magic. Also sometimes called "pow-wow," ...
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In A Graveyard At Midnight: Folk Magic and Wisdom from the Heart ...
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Granny Women - healing and magic in Appalachia - Phyllis Doyle
Dec 1, 2013 ... The Appalachian Mountains held many secrets unknown to outsiders. The ways ... Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia ...
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Modern witchcraft houses several different types of witchcraft. Learn about paganism and types of modern witchcraft, from African to Appalachian folk magic.
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West Virginia State University, Richards, in “Folk Magic and. Protestant Christianity in ... the origins of Appalachian folk magic and medical knowledge. However ...
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Look for scholarly collections of Appalachian folklore and folk medicine; any good university library should be able to set you up. The reading ...
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Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia (Llewellyn's ... An alumnus of the University of Texas with a BA in history, she is affiliated with ...
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I found this chapter from a university publication yesterday and I thought it ... " Underlying the Appalachian folk magic tradition is a nature-based ...
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ESOTERICA - Michigan State University. Appalachian folk magic was the folklorization of magic in early American society. According to Butler: By traditional ...
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Hoodoo (folk magic) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hoodoo is sometimes thought of as "folk magic" or "superstition". ... What is striking about the hoodoo folk process is the use of biblical figures in its practices and in the ..... University of California Press, (2006) ISBN 0-520-24988-7; ^ Hurston.
Appalachian Folk Magic - The Green Path Project
Dec 2, 2013 ... Look for scholarly collections of Appalachian folklore and folk medicine; any good university library should be able to set you up. The reading ...
Books on the term Appalachian folk magic
Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia
Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia
Edain McCoy, 1997
The rich folklore of southern Appalachia contains some of the most authentic magick still available.
Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esotericism
Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esotericism
Arthur Versluis, 2007
AMERICAN FOLK MAGIC American folk magic traditions, notably those in the Eastern and Southeastern United States— including various permutations of Powwow, Pennsylvania German traditions, and Appalachian folk magic— are well ...
Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia (Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series)
Mountain Magick: Folk Wisdom from the Heart of Appalachia (Llewellyn's Practical Magick Series)
Edain McCoy, 1997
Edain became a self-initiated Witch in 1981 and has been an active part of the Pagan community since her formal initiation into a large San Antonio coven in 1983. Edain has researched alternative spiritualities since her teens, when she was first introduced to Kaballah, or Jewish mysticism. Since that time, she has studied a variety of magickal pat...
In a Graveyard at Midnight: Folk Magick and Wisdom from the ...
In a Graveyard at Midnight: Folk Magick and Wisdom from the ...
Edain McCoy, 1995
The rich folklore of southern Appalachia contains some of the most authentic magick still available.
The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root-Work
The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure and Southern Root-Work
Orion Foxwood, 2012
"Orion Foxwood holds the beacon of light at the dark crossroads where magic and mystery meet. I've been a guest at many of his workshops on conjure, folk magic and Witchcraft, and I'm delighted to see this book in print, sharing his knowledge and experiences. I'm sure, like me, you will find him simultaneously colorfully charism...
The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure ...
The Candle and the Crossroads: A Book of Appalachian Conjure ...
Orion Foxwood, 2012
Foxwood explains magical techniques including: Spirit SightWorking by the Signs (the ability to synchronize work such as farming, fertility of humans and animals, orcharding)ConjuringFaith HealingSettling the Light (candle magic)Doctoring ...
Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians
Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians
PATRICK W. GAINER, 2008
"Since the material in this book has come from the traditions of the people who live among the hills and mountains of West Virginia, people who are proud to be called mountaineers, I feel that it is important to tell something about these people whose ancestors chose as the motto of their state, 'Mountaineers Are Always Free.'" ...
Mountain Mysteries: Investigating the Mystic Traditions of ...
Mountain Mysteries: Investigating the Mystic Traditions of ...
Larry D. Thacker, Jr., 2006
Investigating the Mystic Traditions of Appalachia Larry D. Thacker, Jr. ... and other common instances of folk supernatural spiritualism and wisdom have been in wide use in Appalachia for much of three centuries. ... One need not, in reality, be morally or legally wrong to be 131 Mountain Mysteries Appalachian Magical Ways.
Signs, Cures, and Witchery: German Appalachian Folklore
Signs, Cures, and Witchery: German Appalachian Folklore
Gerald C. Milnes, 2012
The persecution of Old World German Protestants and Anabaptists in the seventeenth century-following debilitating wars, the Reformation, and the Inquisition-brought about significant immigration to America. Many of the immigrants, and their progeny, settled in the Appalachian frontier. Here they established a particularly old set of religious belie...
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Appalachian folk magic
Owls Gathering: Southern Root Magic & Appalachian Conjure -
Enjoy a conversation with Orion Foxwood over the air with Karagan the popular host of Witchtalk, a radio show that features interviews with Pagans. Orion grew up with the second sight in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, an area rife with the folk practices of the southern and Appalachian tradition.
owlsgathering.blogspot.com/2013/12/southern-root-magic-appalachian-conjure.html
We Are All Travellers Along Life’s Tricksy Ways
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Folk Magic: Appalachia | Catie Rhodes
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Tina and Her Pony Talk Magical Experiences and Indie Appalachian Folk
American folk duo, Tina and her Pony, doesn't actually consist of any equine creatures. The Asheville to Taos act has...
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The Folk Art Doll |
Magic. We all have it and each of us uses it differently. We balance magic, we attract it, we dispel it. We use our minds, we use tools, we use ritual, we use dolls. Some of us even turn it against our own selves without even knowing. From the poppets of Scottish witchcraft to Vodou and…
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Blog Post 60 – Appalachian Mountain Magic, Part III | New World Witchery - the Search for American Traditional Witchcraft
Today I’m finishing up the introduction to the magic of Appalachia by looking at “yarb Doctors” and some of the other magical oddities of the mountains. Yarb Doctors The final part of the mountain magical triumvirate is the “Yarb Doctor.” These are often seen as the male counterparts to the Granny women already discussed. These…
newworldwitchery.com/2010/05/14/blog-post-60-%E2%80%93-appalachian-mountain-magic-part-iii/
Appalachia: The Spirit in the Mountains | The Wild Hunt
An interview with Byron Ballard about Paganism, Hillfolk Hoodoo and living in southern Appalachia.
wildhunt.org/2012/12/appalachia-the-spirit-in-the-mountains.html
MY SECRET HOODOO: Ozark Folk Magic And Witchcraft
I'm currently reading, Ozark Magic And Folklore by Vance Randoph. I love this book! This book is a real treasure.
mysecrethoodoo.blogspot.com/2012/09/ozark-folkmagic-and-witchcraft.html
Appalachia, Witchcraft & German Folk Culture | Granny Miller
Jack O Lantern “People need explanations for that which is unexplainable. ” –Gerald C.
www.granny-miller.com/appalachia-witchcraft-german-folk-culture/
Witchin' from the Holler: Doll Babies, Poppets in Appalachian Magic and Folklore
Doll Babies—the use of Poppets in Appalachian Magic It is a common practice in most all cultures of the world to incorporate dolls or poppets in magical practices. However, it is only in the neo-pagan, and wiccan circles that the use of manipulation through poppets is frowned upon.
witchinfromtheholler.blogspot.com/2012/04/doll-babies-poppets-in-appalachian.html
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