cultural appropriation Archive

Worshipping familiar gods: Going beyond pop culture

By Donyae Coles
We can be called to honour deities from cultures other than our own. Even

The Goddess in America, ed. by Trevor Greenfield

By Susan Starr
The Goddess in America seeks to illumine how Goddess-affirming people in this “melting pot

Brandy Williams on gender, race, and classism

By Donyae Coles
Donyae Coles sat down and chatted with Brandy Williams to learn more about her

Dreaming the Divine, by Scott Cunningham

By Donyae Coles
Dreaming the Divine by Scott Cunningham is a multilayered work that offers a thorough

Not your spirit animal: Cultural appropriation, misinformation, and the Internet

By Donyae Coles
The idea of a spirit animal is common in and out of Pagan spaces

An occultnik primer

By Sharon Woods
Whether you're a newcomer to the site, a seasoned occultnik or someone who's curious

Working with multiple pantheons: A beginner’s guide

By Donyae Coles
There are many gods and goddess across many different cultures. As we learn more

Activist’s Tao Te Ching, by William Martin

By Nimue Brown
The Activist's Tao Te Ching uses the language of anti-capitalism and anti-consumerism, and deliberately

The Dionysian Spirit, by Sean Fitton

By Anie Savino
The Dionysian Spirit focuses on syncretic practices and theory, demonstrating why Dionysian rites were

Black witch blues: The whiteness of magick spaces

By Donyae Coles
Diversity matters in occult spaces and as a Black Witch, I haven't seen nearly

Reclamation after cultural appropriation

By Donyae Coles
Discussions on cultural appropriation is focus on not doing it, which needs to be

Cultural appropriation and tattoos

By Donyae Coles
“So what does your tattoo mean?” or “What’s the story behind your ink?” are