Tag: women’s spirituality

Presentation Grant Award Winner: Rachel Kippen

From Pesticide-Laden Plastic to Authentic Artworkings: Weaving Environmental Justice in Hawaiian Lauhala Environmental justice education is only genuine if it includes indigenous and women’s rights perspectives. The Hawaiian cultural practice of weaving is imbued with cultural significance. In the traditional

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Who’s Presenting in March? Vicki Noble

Indigenous Women’s Resistance: A Model of Embeddedness   Those of us involved in the field of Matriarchal Studies know that around the world, Indigenous women frequently take potent leadership in the resistance movements of their communities, often against extremely unequal

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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Nancy Vedder-Shults

Animal Oracles: Divinatory Practices for Tapping Your Inner Wisdom Seers throughout the ages have used many types of animal, bird, and insect oracles in their divination. For this workshop, we will practice a deuchainn divination employed by the ancient Celts (a chance meeting

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Presentation Grant Award Winner: Tahnahga Yako Myers

Carrying the Lineage of Keewaydinoquay: Everything Is Alive Animal, Plant, Land Forms & Weather Systems   Two primary oshkibewis (helpers) of the late Keewaydinoquay, an Anishinaabe mashkikikwe (Ojibwe herbal medicine woman) will be co-presenting a workshop to include Sacred Stories that

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Presentation Grant Award Winners: Apela Colorado and Frances Santiago

Mysteries of the Sacred Pond and Its Lizard Guardian: Tribute to Alice Kaehukai Shaw, Memory-keeper of Moku`ula and the Kihawahine Moku`ula, the “Red Island” (referring to menses and genealogy), is one of the most sacred sites in Hawai`i. Moku`ula was

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Kathy Jones & the Nine Morgen Sisters

Kathy Jones, the Nine Morgen Sisters and Animal Mysteries of Glastonbury “Nine Morgen Sisters dwell on the Isle of Avalon. The most famous of them is Morgen la Fey, Morgana, Moraine, in the Arthurian legends, but she is just one of

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Lisa Levart Presents “Art, Activism, and the Goddess”

My own creative activism stands on shoulders of the feminist artists of the 1970’s.  Even after more than a decade of creating art that celebrates the divine feminine, it is my unshakable conviction that without imagery and words that reflect

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2017 Symposium Presenter: Annie Finch

We are a tribal species, meant to live in tribes.  At this point, anything that reminds us of our connection with each other is healing, and poetry can do that, through the meter and through the language and through the

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Anna Crusis Women’s Choir to Perform at 2017 Symposium

At our 2017 symposium, ASWM members will be treated to a special concert by the Anna Crusis Women’s Choir (ANNA), Philadelphia’s own feminist choir.   We will also recognize the long time work of ANNA by presenting them with the 2017

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Dr Elinor Gadon Receives Demeter Award in 2016

At our 2016 Conference, the ASWM Board of Directorspresented Dr. Elinor Gadon with the Demeter Award for Leadership in Women’s Spirituality.* The award recognizes Dr. Gadon’s lifetime contribution to understanding the cultural and visual history of religion and myth. With this Award, we honor

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