In western and central Africa, fetishes and other ceremonial artifacts are often planted in the ground for protection, blessings, or other purposes. This carried over into the diaspora and blended with other regional and revealed practices. One of the things that is done but not often discussed is burying a…
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Witchy QuickiesIn American Hoodoo, some believe that when they do spells, they are working with "evil" spirits, and so they shouldn't use knots in charms. In some other African and diaspora traditions though, knots are very important in making charms. There is no right or wrong in this. It just depends on the tradition.