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Resource Tag folklore

Archives of Conjure

In Afrolatinx religious practices such as Cuban Espiritismo, Puerto Rican Santería, and Brazilian Candomblé, the dead tell stories. Communicating with and through mediums’ bodies, they give advice, make requests, and propose future rituals, creating a living archive that is coproduced…

Mythología Exhibition Opens at Loyola Marymount University

μνθολογια [mythología], a student exhibition, inspired by a theme of mythology and fantasy, has opened at the Thomas P. Kelly, Jr. Student Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University. Pulling from Guatemalan folklore, Chinese, Greek and Norse mythology, among others, the…

The Lessons of Nature in Mythology

Synopsis: This examination of myths from around the world focuses on the role nature plays within mythology. Creation myths from myriad cultures recognized that life arose from natural elements, inextricably connecting human life to the natural world. Nature as portrayed…

Orion’s Guiding Stars

What the song is to the songbird, the myth of the hero is to the human being. Human hunter-foragers did not create the myth of the hero as a spontaneous act of artistry; they carried it with them at every…

American Indian Myths and Legends

A comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian myths and legends, starting from creation and moving though the ordeals of the hero and on to the end of the world.

The Folklore Society

The Folklore Society (FLS) was founded in 1878 and was one of the first organizations in the world devoted to the study of traditional culture. The term ‘folklore’ describes the overarching concept that holds together a number of aspects of…

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