Pite Sámi Wheel of the Year

For some time now, I have been asked how our calendar correlates to neo-wiccan, neo-pagan, reconstructionist, and modern-day calendars.  It’s difficult to correlate some of the neo calendars, because they are based largely on a Gregorian calendar, which is named after Pope Gregory XIII, who,…

Appropriation vs Dissemination

In the work that I do throughout the world, I find myself in many neo-pagan/wiccan circles and groups.  Among these groups, I see considerable appropriation of indigenous peoples customs and languages into what they do.  It’s rampant.  The amount of white people that I…

Sacred Groves of Germania

The Germanic Tribes, since time immemorial, hold forests, groves, and sometimes, individual trees, as sacred places. Conducting rituals, holding gatherings in these places, and at times, thousands of people from the regional Tribes come together, and hold a Ding (þing, assembly of chieftains and…