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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
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
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
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
So What is a Blue Moon?
We are not having any Blue Moons this year but the experts say that year 2001 will have an official "Blue Moon" in November. Your geographic location can make a difference to your experience of a Blue Moon. Depending on your longitude you may go...
Astrology >> The Moon
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

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Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions/Folklore
Folklore from Adams County Illinois
Folklore from Adams County Illinois. (3rd Edition, 2002, from 1935 and 1965 Editions). By Harry Middleton Hyatt.
Folklore and Folklife
Living Folklore.indd
Living folklore : an introduction to the study of people and their traditions / Martha C. Sims, Defining folklore beyond genre labels: texts and contexts.
A. Provisions That Do Not Reference Folklore . Problems with protecting folklore under general intellectual C.

Suggested News Resources

American Folklore Theatre: Memories flow as season comes to a close
We're down to the final few days of the summer season at American Folklore Theatre, and it's been a jim-dandy. After a slow start, things picked up speed. We recently had the biggest week in our 21-year history — over 4000 people.
Fall Foliage, Festivals and Folklore in the Great Northern Catskills
By Greene County GREENE COUNTY, NY, Aug. 24, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Northern Catskills are celebrating the fall season with several fun festivals, fairs and autumn events for families and friends of all ages!
Stetson Kennedy dies
Having already published "Palmetto Country," an acclaimed book on Florida folklore, in 1942, Mr. Kennedy followed that with "Southern Exposure" in 1946, a book about Southern hate groups.
Hospital trying to make Kennedy comfortable
Kennedy was one of the pioneer folklore collectors during the first half of the twentieth century.
Alam Lohar a trendsetter in folklore
GUJRAT - Muhammad Alam Lohar was a prominent Punjabi folk music singer of Pakistan. He died in 1979 in an accident. He is also credited with popularising the term and song Jugni.

Suggested Web Resources

American Folklore: Famous American folktales, tall tales, myths and
Folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology
Vast collection of folktales, myths, legends, and texts pertaining to folklore, arranged by title and theme, with a focus on northern and western Europe. Macintosh Stories
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer and the people who created it.
Folklore Argentine Grill - Wicker Park - Chicago, IL
214 Reviews of Folklore Argentine Grill "After having visited Argentina I need my steak fix now and then.

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