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Mary Fleener - Hoodoo

Mary Fleener - Hoodoo

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Published by: T Edward von Kutzleben on Oct 05, 2011
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Ray--It'sthroughmusic,specificallyrock'nroll,thatIbecameinterestedinVooDooandthroughmusicthatithaspenetratedourlives.Asyoureadthisbook,keepinmindthatZoraNealeHurstondidherresearchinNewOrleansbetweenAugustandDecemberof1928.Mycoverhasthefollowingsymbolismwhichisusedthroughoutthebook:TheSnakes:representtheloa(god)Damballa,thegreatserpentspirit.TheBlackCandles:alwaysusedforevilordeath.Sheep'sBrain/Peppers:usedtocreateinsanityorbrainhernorrage.Sheep'sHeart:Apaperwiththenameoftheintendedvictimisplacedinside(usuallywritten9times)andthewholethingisputinajarofbadvinegar.Theshamans,orhungans,ormambos(female)arcreferredtoas"two-headeddoctors."ThedifferencebetweenVooDooandHooDoo:HcoOooisanAmericaterm.Vr;>oDoopeoplesaytheyareareligion,intohealingandpositivethings,buttheyalsoacknowledge"BlackMagic."SoisHooDooevil(becauseitcaninvolvethekillingofaperson)?
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