Ozark History Blevins, Brooks. 2011. Arkansas/Arkansaw: how bear hunters, hillbillies, and good ol' boys defined a state. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press. -2018. A history of the Ozarks, Volume 1: The Old Ozarks. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.
Haper, Kimberly. 2012. White Man’s Heaven: the lynching and expulsion of blacks in the southern Ozarks, 1894-1909. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press.
Ozark Healing and Lore Andrus, Carly Ann. 1985. The Wizard of Oto: The mystery doctor who became the “Wizard Healer”. Crane, MO: C.A. Andrus.
Carter, Kay, and Bonnie J. Krause. 1974. Home remedies of the Illinois Ozarks. Ullin, IL: Published by the Shawnee Hills Craft Program for Illinois Ozarks Craft Guild.
Parler, Mary Celestia. 1950. Mary Celestia Parler folklore collection. -1962. Folk Beliefs from Arkansas. Fayetteville, AR: Author.
Randolph, Vance. 1953. Who Blowed Up the Church House? And Other Ozark Folk Tales. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. -1955. The Devil’s Pretty Daughter: And Other Ozark Folk Tales. New York. NY: Columbia University Press. -1957. The Talking Turtle: And Other Ozark Folk Tales. New York. NY: Columbia University Press. -1958. Sticks in the Knapsack: And Other Ozark Folk Tales. New York. NY: Columbia University Press. -2003. Ozark Magic and Folklore. New York, NY: Dover Publications.
Rayburn, Otto Ernest. 1916. Otto Ernest Rayburn papers. -1954. “Bloodstoppers in the Ozarks.” Midwest Folklore. Vol. 4, No. 4: 213-15. -1959. “The ‘Granny-Woman’ in the Ozarks.” Midwest Folklore. Vol. 9, No. 3: 145-48. -1960. Ozark Country. New York, NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Wilson, Charles Morrow. 1979. Backwoods America. St. Clair Shores, MI: Scholarly Press.
Medicinal Plants Banks, William H., and Steve Kemp. 2004. Plants of the Cherokee: medicinal, edible, and useful plants of the Eastern Cherokee Indians. Gatlinburg, TN: Great Smoky Mountains Association.
Grieve, M. 1998. A Modern Herbal: the medicinal, culinary, cosmetic and economic properties, cultivation and folklore of herbs, grasses, fungi, shrubs and trees with all their modern scientific uses. London, England: Tiger Books International.
Other Traditions Irwin, Lee. 1992. “Cherokee Healing: Myths, Dreams, and Medicine”. American Indian Quarterly. Vol. 16, No. 2. Moerman, Daniel E. 2010. Native American Ethnobotany. Portland, OR: Timber Press.
Mooney, James. 1902. Myths of the Cherokees. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.