If you missed the live broadcast, you can listen in to tonight's Book Club Girl on Air show with Dorothea Benton Frank now. Thanks so much to Dorothea for joining us, and to everyone who participated in the show.
Several people who participated in the show were interested to learn more about the Ifa religion. This just in from Dorothea:
"If someone wants to learn more about the Gullah culture, their religious practices, herbal medicine and general philosophy suggest the following books as a good starting place:"
SAPELO’S PEOPLE – William S. McFeely, author, W. W. Norton and Company, 1994
HOODOO HERB AND ROOT MAGIC: A MATERIS MAGICA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CONJURE, Catherine Yronwode, author, Lucky Mojo Curio Co, 2002
GULLAH CULTURE IN AMERICA – Wilbur Cross, author, Praeger Publishers, 2008
BLUE ROOTS – Roger Pinckney, author, Sandlapper Publishing, 2007
GOD, DR. BUZZARD, and the BOLITO MAN, Cornelia Walker Bailey with Christina Bledsoe, authors, Anchor Books, 2000
THE HANDBOOK OF YORUBA RELIGIOUS CONCEPTS, Baba Ifa Karade, author, Samuel Weiser, Inc. 1994
THE GULLAH PEOPLE AND THEIR AFRICAN HERITAGE, William S. Pollitzer, The University of Georgia Press, 2005
HOODOO, VOODOO AND CONJURE, Jeffrey E. Anderson, author, Greenwood Press, 2008
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