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Into the Mound: Working With the Dead

In honor of Samhain, I’m sharing this excellent article on working with your ancestors.   Winterstar Ancestor Rite ACE held our 27th annual Winterstar Symposium in February 2009, once again at the Atwood Lodge resort in central O­hio. This is always a

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Blessed Samhain, a time to honor your ancestors!

This time of year is full of mystery, cold wind, and rattling leaves, no matter what your beliefs. The ancients thought it to be a time when the veil between this world and the next is at its thinnest. That

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Female Druids, the Forgotten Priestesses of the Celts | Ancient Origins

In medieval Irish legends they were called Banduri or Bandorai. Their existence was confirmed by ancient Greek and Roman writers. But who were the legendary female Druids? Source: Female Druids, the Forgotten Priestesses of the Celts | Ancient Origins

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Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

Remarkable DNA study shows modern Britons still live in same tribal kingdoms as their ancestors in 600 AD. New maps show Celt, Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Viking territories in British Isles. Source: Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and

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Stone Circles

Everyone loves a mystery, right? And what is more mysterious than a 5,000 year old structure, built by our neolithic ancestors? There are hundreds of stone circles, cairns, standing stones and structures around. Most are in Northern Europe, but they

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