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The Feathered Seer – Song of the Raven Clan

The elders gather; to the stones; all that remain of the Raven Clan. The Shaman, bearing the Mother’s heartbeat, draws to the centre of the assembly; there to be joined by the Spinner, and the Weaver of Lore. The Weaver … Continue reading

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The Feathered Seer – Part 2 (or when foxes come out)

Fast forward a year to the “Leaf and Flame: the Foliate Man” weekend. The directors of the Silent Eye (a modern mystery school), not really knowing what they might be letting themselves in for, honoured me with a request to … Continue reading

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Chasing the void

I must have seemed an odd child. What am I saying? I WAS an odd child. It just never seemed strange at the time. Much of my daily routine involved sitting on a bus. An hour and a half to … Continue reading

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Pai’-a-tu-ma and the Ne’-we-kwe

Pai’-a-tu-ma is the Zuni God of Dew and the Dawn. He is the first Great Father of the Ne’-we-kwe band of medicine priests, one of the most ancient organisations of the Zuni. The medical skill of this band is considered … Continue reading

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Finding the teacher

They say that the teacher finds the student. Certainly, if I had been looking for a Shamanic teacher in this part of the world, I would have been hard pressed to know where to even start looking. As part of … Continue reading

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