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Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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Kiefer Sutherland has finally found his calling — folk music
Sutherland's upcoming album is described as “folk-tinged,” and will be called “Down in the Hole.” It's set to appear this summer. “It's the closest thing I've ever had to a journal or diary,” the actor told Rolling Stone.
John Gorka hails from the world of folk
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John Gorka thinks that “singer-songwriter” is too generic a designation for him and “folk singer” is really too narrow.
Indie folk-rockers Half Moon Run to play Anson Rooms
Hailing from Canada, Half Moon Run could be from the 1960s, their interlaced vocal harmonies harking back to Paul Simon's brand of folk, or from the 1970s performing at hazy rock festivals.
Imposters and 'em dodgy folk
Imposters and 'em dodgy folk. Wendy Knowler | 2016-03-14 00:14:03.0.
Folk singer Frances Black seeks new platform
Singer Frances Black will run as an Independent candidate in the forthcoming Seanad elections in the Republic. The Dubliner secured a nomination from the IBI, the representative body for Ireland's independent commercial radio broadcasters, on the ...

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