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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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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Max Dashu

Snake Women: a global perspective This is a visual presentation on goddesses, ancestors, shapeshifters, priestesses and shamans around the world, with the focus on snake iconography. Among the sources we’ll examine are rock art from Australia, Brazil, Utah, and South

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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Malgorzata Oleszkiewicz-Peralba

Traditional Designs and Contemporary World Patterns: Connections with Prehistoric Images of the Human and the Animal Feminine In this presentation I examine how feminine images and symbols that blend the human and the animal divine have dominated the visual language

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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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Registration Is Open for 2018 Conference

We have now opened registration for the 2018 conference! Early bird rates apply until Feb. 2, 2018. Register and renew membership. See you in March!   Registration is also open for the 2018 Matriarchal Studies Day, March 18, 2017, 9-5.

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Dr. Gala Argent to Discuss Horses and Shamanism at 2018 Conference

“Porous Boundaries: Women and Horses in Eurasian Epic Poetry, Shamanism,  Archaeology and Myth” Keynote presentation by Dr. Gala Argent “The roles of the horse within human cultures are complex and context driven. Horses may be domesticates whose bodies are eaten

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Dr. Elizabeth Wayland Barber to Give 2018 Keynote

“Waterbirds, Water, Women and Place in Archaic European Lore” Dr. Barber’s works bring together scholarship from a wide range of sources to discuss such diverse topics as textile history as “woman’s work,” culture and migration, the origins of myth in

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2018 ASWM Conference and Call for Proposals

“Scholarly Speculations:  Animal, Earth, Person, Story” ASWM Conference March 16-17 2018 Gold Coast Hotel, Las Vegas NV Our main theme will be explorations of animal and earth mysteries, with an emphasis on Native American and indigenous scholarship.  This year our

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Outreach Grant for Native American and Indigenous Presenters

We are pleased to announce that ASWM has received a special outreach grant for our 2018 conference. This will fund presentations and participation by Native American and indigenous scholars and researchers. Proposals will be read by an outside panel of

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2018 Conference in Las Vegas NV

MARCH 16-17, 2018 Las Vegas NV Location TBA   Save the dates!  At last we will hold our conference in a place that has both a contemporary goddess temple and a rich heritage of Native American and women’s spirituality.  Fortuna

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