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Saturday, March 18 • 10:15am - 11:15am
What is Remembered Lives: Historical Research for Pagan Practice

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A number of Pagan paths remember and honour people who have died before us, as ancestors of blood but also as ancestors of spirit or shared community. However, if we want to honour someone who is older than living memory, we have to rely on historical sources which can be hard to find or difficult to put in context. This discussion will cover possible locations of information about specific people and their communities, the limits of historical research, and how to research and honour individuals ethically in Pagan practice. We'll finish with time to talk through some examples, so please feel free to bring specific questions. About the presenter: Jenett's day job as a librarian includes finding information about specific people associated with a particular community over the last 200 years.

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Jenett Silver

I'm a librarian and general geek, particularly interested in research, accessibility, sustainable ritual practices, explaining things more usefully, and making things work better overall. Besides my blog, I have a site of introductory religious witchcraft information called Seeking (http://gleewood.org/seeking) which has a focus on "questions people ask that other sources don't seem to explain well" and possible alternatives.


Saturday March 18, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am
Terrace 4 AV

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