Kola is an important nut in west Africa, and by extension in some diaspora traditions. However, in the north American diaspora, it is rarely heard of. In my opinion, this needs to be remedied. It embodies hospitality, good will, and unity. Rather than repeat what has already been written on…
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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.