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Ed McTeer: White Sheriff Turns Hoodoo Doctor

At a conference in 1962, Sheriff Ed McTeer of Beaufort County, South Carolina, told an unusual story. Some decades previously he had gone on a mission of mercy, above and beyond his normal legal and civic duties. An evil "blue root", or…

Magical Mantle: How I Came To The Path Of Conjure

I came to the path of conjure due to playing guitar in a band with Trinidadian singer and hoodooist Earl Marlowe. When I first knew him, Earl looked to be in his early sixties (although he claimed to be 127). He was a very picturesque character.…

My Initiation Into The World Of Vudu Conjuration

How Doktor Snake was initiated into the art of conjure, and glimpsed the dancing glimmersparks whirling on the shimmering strands of destiny. It all began in the mid-1980s. I was about nineteen. A struggling guitar player and writer living…