The Knife in Our Back

An excellent post by Tetradactyl counter the current ancestor work = racist bullshit making the rounds again. Preach it, brother.

The Stone Pillar

So apparently there is an opinion piece going around saying that White people shouldn’t be trying to reclaim their ancestral traditions because White people colonized and imperialized and took away other peoples’ cultural traditions.

That is indeed true that all that happened. But I believe a key component of the situation is being left out: from whom did they learn these behaviors? Nature abhors a vacuum so clearly this all came from somewhere.

First, let me clarify what “this” is: people of all colors have been taking everyone’s stuff for as long as there have been people so that’s not the issue. The issue is in the damage. The cultural damage done. As in, did the people still get to practice their culture for the most part? If we take the Romans for example, we can say that they did a clean job of taking people over. When the Romans…

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Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at wyrdcuriosities.etsy.com.

Posted on February 27, 2020, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Thank you. I am grateful for this honor

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