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Behind the Mask – The History of Witches and Halloween – Interview with Max Dashu

Interview by Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – This month Spencer and I spoke with Max Dashu, noted historian, artist, speaker and author. She founded the Suppressed Histories Archives in 1970 to research and document women’s history from around the globe. We discussed her life’s work, the history of Halloween, ...

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HALLOWEEN: The True History

HALLOWEEN: The True History by Walter Perschke Halloween is ancient.  We know it dates back to the ancient Celtic and Druid traditions thousands of years ago. Ancient Celtics divided the year into two parts, the light and the dark. The holiday of Samhain (sah’-wen) celebrated the dividing point between the ...

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