This class will cover many of the events and movements that have contributed to the evolution of the Craft in the Americas, beginning with the Salem witch trials and going on to review folk traditions, such as Pennsylvania Pow Wow and Voodoo, brought to the New World by its settlers, explore the relationships among the Native American community and the counterculture of the 1960’s and the revitalization of the Craft, look at the role of festivals in the modern day craft and more.
Students will be expected to prepare for the online classes with reading and independent study. We will meet on line once per week for two hours. There will be four classes.
This class is an elective in the School of Magick and Witchcraft. It can be counted towards the certificate program.
Topics: Salem Shapes the Future, Folk Traditions and the Craft, Contributing Influences: Theosophy, Woodcraft, Spiritualism, Transcendentalism and more, The Counterculture and the Craft Fee $60