Episode 37: Appalachian Backwoods Witchcraft with Jake Richards

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(Interview begins at 26:15) Dan and Scarlet open the episode with an astrology and Tarot forecast for the week of September 2, 2019, to September 8, 2019, followed by an interview with author and folk practitioner Jake Richards.  Jake is the author of the book Backwoods Witchcraft: Conjure and Folk Magic from Appalachia, and we talk all about the folk traditions of his American homeland.  We cover the history and culture of Appalachia, the way of life that led to the traditions listed in the book, ancestor veneration, using the bible as a magical tool, why preserving folk traditions is more important than ever, plus much more!  Check out Jake’s links listed below: Little Chicago Conjure: http://littlechicagoconjure.weebly.com/ Jake’s Blog: https://littlechicagoconjure13.wordpress.com/author/dakotawolf801/ Backwoods Witchcraft on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Backwoods-Witchcraft-Conjure-Magic-Appalachia/dp/1578636531 Instagram: @jake_richards13 Twitter: @jakerichards131