Speaker: John Snodgrass

John Snodgrass is a teacher, preacher, father and author. His books include
“Sun Dance: Plains Life in Balance” and “Supernatural Shakespeare: Magic and Ritual in Merry Old England” (available on amazon). More information at j-snodgrass.com

Thanks to the Maple

In some Indigenous American cultures, trees are known as “the Standing Peoples,” our fellow citizens in the community of life.  As maple sap begins to rise this year we’ll be looking at why the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples call the maple the leader of trees, and … read more.

Shakespeare and the Fairies

How did the bedtime stories of nannies and grandmothers work their way into some of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays?  And how did fairy tales challenge the patriarchy of early modern England?


An exploration of Native American Trickster stories and healing practices involving shapeshifters and high-voltage reversals.