“Hoodoo- Also called Rootwork. An African-based system of healing and magick primarily using roots and herbs.
Rootworker- A person skilled in the use of herbs and roots to cure illness or cast spells.
Voodoo- A religion that originated in the ancient kingdom of Dahomey (present day Benin) in West Africa and transported to the Caribbean and the Americas by African slaves. The proper name for this religion is Vodun, Which means “Spirit” or “God” in the language of the Ewe/Fon tribe.”
- McQuillar, T. L. (n.d.). Rootwork: Using the folk magic of Black America for Love, Money, and success.