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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An ‘ after spraying with salt, he told me to wear it I wore de shoe an ‘ immediately my swelling went down within five days. My paternal grandmother, who was from New Orleans was heavily into hoodoo. Witchspell rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Uploaded by jwlavasse on September 18, I recently read one of Momma Hoodoi books.

It was his mother-in-law. Then please click on the Paypal Secure Server logo and make a small donation to catherine yronwode for the creation and maintenance of this site.

Yes these White folks yhatt have been getting over for many decades.

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James rated it it was amazing Jan 12, I got the PDF awhile ago. Even if the term Hoodoo is European, which I doubt, this does not negate the African traditional practices contained within Hoodoo.

Freddericka rated it liked it Dec 22, Now I think there’s hope. The s field recordings have since been destroyed, with the exception of a few cylinders that Hyatt had pressed onto 78 rpm records.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Most of the stuff online is simply not old-school, but rather stuff that is more aptly called “urban hoodoo”, which was created by manafacturers in order to sell their products. He then transcribed and annotated it for publication.

Well, if he truly did collect them from AA’s, then they can be used as a base. Harry Middleton Hyatt was an Anglican minister who collected folklore as a hobby.


They’re such a low, wicked bunch of people. Hyatt was a human being and as such he was flawed. All hyatr one of Hyatt’s informants were African-Americans, but several narrations by European-Americans collected for his earlier book, “Folklore From Adams County, Illinois” were also included. For example, there is legitimate hoodoo in the material. Meaning, when you are doing hoodoo then you pray to God and use the bible, then do what you want on the side.

I have tried to see my father ‘s spirit ever s nce he died. 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.

Harry Middleton Hyatt

So what would you recommend people gyatt to get the basic foundations of Hoodoo if Hyatt’s material is not “legit” enough? An ‘ yuh put dat pitchure up ovah youe door or in yore Bible an ‘ he will come tuh yuh. Everything got swollen ’bout me ‘ cept mah arms, and I didn’t know de reason why my daddy cared [carried] me to de doctor’s – he [father] thought it was a touch of dropsy, but de doctor said it was dropsy an ‘ gave me medicine.

All the info you get is going to be heavily tainted by that Jewish thief Catherine Yronwode and her minions. The first two volumes were published together in the ‘s, the last three were published later. These aren’t books I would recommend to the average reader unless they have an obsessive, deep interest in the topic.

The contents of “Hoodoo – Conjuration – Uyatt – Rootwork” are about as follows numbers in parentheses are page number: It goes through a series of beliefs in a more succinct fashion whereas the latter volumes are primarily long-form interviews. Did he tell you how ohodoo shoe was dressed for you?

This is truly an informative, insightful book. This to me has many aspects to recommend it. I know nothing about magic, don’t be too harsh. Additionally, the FACI is the only place where you can learn more about Hyatt himself — for it contains a section printed on glossy paper in which he describes his life and his relationship with his wife Alma, who was his muse and financial supporter throughout his long years of dedicated folklore collecting.


You must log in or sign up to reply here. The more medicine [medical doctor’s hytat ] that ah took, de worse ah got.

Harry Middleton Hyatt – folklore and hoodoo

As for our history, I do we need to better document things and some new books need to be written, this has been weighing on my mind for sometime now. Hazzard-Donald hits the nail on the head with reagard to the marketers and exploiters. HYATT Like almost everyone who has followed in Hyatt’s shoes, i owe him a debt for his dedication and perseverance hoodo collecting so much magical lore and making it available to all.

This sort of posture is akin to saying that only native-born Irish people can legitimately play Irish music and all other are simply cultural exploiters and pretenders.

I used to be active on the LM forum and was very interested in learning as much as possible about hoodoo, but a couple of years ago I got so disenchanted by the entire LM community, hyagt CY and her hodoo. Andrew rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Moonraven rated it really liked it Feb 25, Though whites made African practices illegal and tried to beat and intimidate them our of black folks, then appropriated much of it for their hoofoo monetary benefit, taking as much from African Americans as possible, Hoodoo survived.

So she got him in kin’a poor health, the way he told the story. It is comprised of brief quotes from unnamed local folks to whom Hyatt assigned cultural ascriptions e. But on June the 4,I immediately had a swelling around mah ankle.