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Always Think Global, and Act Local!

Always Think Global, and Act Local!

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Since my teens and throughout much of my career I have always felt somewhat set apart, not clear of my place in the bigger picture in a way many of those around me seemed to be…

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An American Person of Color in a British Druidic Order

An American Person of Color in a British Druidic Order

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I grew up in rural Virginia. My mother’s family descended from black slaves and white slave owners. My father’s, I later came to find out, were immigrants from Ireland and Scotland…

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Because the Land is Sacred ~ Reflections on Pagan Activism

Because the Land is Sacred ~ Reflections on Pagan Activism

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In the Spring of 2013 I became a Pagan activist. The threat of fracking in Britain was beginning to make itself felt and a friend phoned me to ask if I would like to be involved in organising a ritual in Glastonbury that would aim to protect Albion against fracking (and all forms of extreme…

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

BLACK LIVES MATTER

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Silent Vigil – Glastonbury 13/6/20

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Druidry and Fracking

Druidry and Fracking

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A number of “Frack Free” protest groups were established around the country and lobbying began of local councils and politicians. My wife and I became members of Frack Free Bridlington and the Villages, and we became aware of the wider pagan frack free movement “Warrior’s Call”…

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Druids For Justice

Druids For Justice

Druids For Justice

Introduction to the Druids for Justice section of the OBOD Library.

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Earthly Brown

Earthly Brown

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I’m French. I’m brown-skinned. Other French people tend to ask me about my origins, to which I invariably answer Angers, West of France. Some of them insist – but you must have origins elsewhere…

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Knowledge and Justice

Knowledge and Justice

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I am almost as old as dirt. Born in 1952, I lived through the racial unrest of the 60s…

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Life Beyond Genocide

Life Beyond Genocide

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My PhD, Getting Here, used family stories to reflect upon the difficulties of identity and community in the families of Post-World War II European refugees. During my studies, I discovered that my mother, named Danuta Anita Kępa at birth, was a survivor of the NAZI racial policy for the termination of Slavic peoples…

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Peacemaker ~ The Task Of Addressing Injustice

Peacemaker ~ The Task Of Addressing Injustice

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The journey of Patrick and Annette Archambeau, currently in the Druid grade of OBOD, began officially, in 1993 with our Earth Studies through Tom Brown Jr. We are avid students of nature and the skills that allows a person to live within the temples of Creation. Dissolving the illusion of separateness and superiority mankind desperately…

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Personal Stories of Racism and Other Injustice

Personal Stories of Racism and Other Injustice

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These are my experiences. I can’t say what anyone’s motivation was. Maybe it was racism, classism, sexism, ageism, or just plain Othering…

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Samhain Gifts from the Ancestors: Healing Intergenerational and Historic Trauma

Samhain Gifts from the Ancestors: Healing Intergenerational and Historic Trauma

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As Samhain approaches and the veils between our world and the spirit world grow thinner, I’ve been sensing my ancestors surrounding me. I am more deeply recognizing the incredible gift of life I was given through them. Because they lived and survived the times they were born into, I am here…

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What Can Druids Do To Combat Racism?

What Can Druids Do To Combat Racism?

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When you see a person of colour, what do you see? Do you see a complete human being: one with talents, skills, hopes and challenges? Someone who is loved and who loves? Or do you see someone to be feared? Do you have a ready-made set of perceptions? Perhaps your eyes slide over and around…

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