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Indian Folklore | RM. GRAYHORSE Coyote Press Online Catalogue: Frank F. Latta's "Handbook of ... Folk Dances of India, Indian Folk Dances, Folk Dance forms of ...

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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
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
Indian Paint Brush: Correspondences
Castilleja spp. Folk Names: Snake's Friend, Snake's Matches Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Deity: Power: Love...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary I
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
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

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Native American Folklore
Native American Folklore. Abenaki Indian. Legends.
Assamese Folklore
Tripura Folklore
Essays in Indian Folk Traditions: Collected Writings of Ved Prakash
Published jointly by Archana (Meerut, India) and the Folklore Institute (Berkeley, CA). November 2007:472 pages.
Santee Sioux Indian Legends
These seven Santee-Sioux Indian legends, like those previously collected (see Nebraska Folklore. Pamphlet No.

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Bigfoot through the ages
American Indian folklore in the Pacific Northwest includes rumors of a man-ape beast. Sasquatch, another name for Bigfoot, is a Salish Indian name meaning “woodland wild man.” The Bigfoot legend isn't new.
Television movies for the week of Aug. 28
A demonic creature of American Indian folklore embarks on a murderous rampage. (PG-13) (2:00) SYFY: Sun. 1 AM • The Book of Eli '10.
Three fun things to do with your family this weekend
Explore the relationship between the Earth, moon and sun with Coyote, a figure from American Indian folklore. Read and share your thoughts on this story. Ready for the weekend?
ART BEAT: Aurora caters to younger crowd with Children's Playhouse season
Dancer Sasikala will mesmerize the audience with her mastery of the art form's intricate footwork, flowing movements, rhythmic syllables and dramatic facial expressions as she tells stories from Indian folklore.
Analysing Ganesha
He quotes Hiltebeitel as saying, “In Indian folklore and practice, eunuchs have served as trusted guardians of the antahpura, the seraglio.

Suggested Web Resources

Folklore of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The folklore of India compasses the folklore of the nation of India and the Indian subcontinent.
Native American Lore Index
Below are links to several stories of Native American Indian Lore from several Tribes across Turtle Island.
Native American Legends (Folklore, Myths, and Traditional Indian
Index of Native American Indian legends, folktales, and mythology from many different tribes.
Indian Folklore Epics: Kannada
kannada folklore,literary criticism,indian languages,folk epics,Phi Kappa Phi.
Indian Folktales - Folk Tales of India, Indian Folklore, Folk Tales from
Indian folk tales form an important part of the culture of India. Read more about the Indian folklore and stories.

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