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Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
A Pledge to Pagan Spirituality
I am a Pagan and I dedicate Myself to channeling the Spiritual Energy of my Inner Self to help and to heal myself and others. I know that I am a part of the Whole of Nature. May I grow in understanding of the Unity of all Nature. May I always walk in Balance....
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Lynne, Carol
Growing up surrounded by music, Carole Lynne’s musical education has ranged from the informal training of her parents teaching her how to sing jazz to formal instruction at The Juilliard School of Music, University of Michigan Music School, and The American...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Calcite
Milky yellow, peach, green, white or clear crystals. Soft. Red/Pink: Receptive. Element: Water. Powers: Doubles the power (all calcites doubles the power) of any energy directed to it. Also directs energy to specific points. Fosters spirituality, creates...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation
There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life

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Cherokee ''Two Spirits' - Project MUSE - Johns Hopkins University
Cherokee ''Two Spirits''. Gender, Ritual, and Spirituality in the Native South. GREGORY D.
A Leadership Evaluation of the Change in the Role of Cherokee
This paper examines the Cherokee culture and the role of women with- ... rival of Europeans, who invaded the Cherokee's beliefs and traditions with their own ...
Cherokee mythology - Cherokee Registry
The Cherokee creation myth describes the earth as a great floating island surrounded ... Ani Yuntikwalaski: Spirits of thunder and lightning (the thunder beings).
traditional indian values - CalSWEC
Cherokee Self-Reliance ... Respect traditional beliefs and practices. 12.
Native American - Kentucky Hospital Association
beliefs and religious preferences of their Native American patients in order to provide .... Examples are: the Cherokee believe animal spirits bring illness when  ...

Suggested News Resources

JK Rowling accused of 'cultural appropriation' over Cherokee legends in Harry
In a post response post, Dr Adrienne Keene of the Cherokee Nation, who is a post-doctoral fellow in Native American studies at Brown University, wrote: 'Native spirituality and religions are not fantasy on the same level as wizards.
New Potter stories enrage Native Americans
But it has upset a number of Native American writers and activists, who have objected to the new material's depiction of their spiritual beliefs.
Local historian Don Shadburn leaves legacy to library
Some of those items are expected to be added to the library at the Sherrill House on Old Federal Road, which is undergoing renovation and is believed to be the place where Cherokee chief James Vann was killed in 1809.
JK Rowling accused of 'cultural appropriation' in new writings on history of magic
JK Rowling new series The History of Magic in North America angers Native
Dr Adrienne Keene, a Cherokee scholar and blogger on Native Appropriations, led the charge against Rowling explaining across two posts why native spirituality should not be employed as fantasy. “We as indigenous peoples are constantly situated as ...

Suggested Web Resources

The Traditional Belief System - Cherokee Nation
The everyday cultural world of the Cherokee includes spiritual beings. Even though the beings are different from people and animals, they are not considered  ...
Keetoowah Spirituality - Manataka American Indian Council
Therefore, traditional Native American spirituality always has taken many forms. ... will be on Keetoowah Spirituality— the spirituality of the Cherokee Nation.
Maintaining balance: The religious world of the Cherokees - North
In the area we now call the United States, native peoples once depended on their natural environment for survival. Of course, not all environments in North ...
Cherokee mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article concerns itself with the Spiritual beliefs of the Cherokee, Native Americans indigenous to the Appalachias, and today are enrolled in the Eastern  ...
Cherokee Indian Religion - Religious Beliefs
Overview of the Cherokee relisous practices and beliefs. Understand the various religions that are practiced and preached around the world.

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