Traveling without moving, part II

The Wild Hunt rounds up another set of activities for people to travel while not leaving the house during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, this time focusing on livestreams and camera feeds of nature around the world.

People make offerings to Tutu Pelé as the lava flows

HAWAII — While a Hawaiian volcano continues to spew forth destruction on one Hawaiian island, many forget that it was this same activity that created all the Hawaiian Islands. Destruction transforms into creation. The Hawaiian goddess, Tutu Pelé (Madame Pele) lives in, or is, the Kilauea Volcano. She has become one of the most well-known goddesses in the modern world. Native Hawaiians know Tutu Pelé by many names.

Unleash the Hounds! (link roundup)

There are lots of articles and essays of interest to modern Pagans and Heathens out there, more than our team can write about in depth in any given week. Therefore, the Wild Hunt must unleash the hounds in order to round them all up. 

A self-proclaimed “Mexican card reader” has been charged in the murder of local Galveston man Francisco Esparza. According to reports, he was allegedly performing “sexually-charged religious rituals with the murder victim’s teenage relative,” to rid him of demons. The attack on Esparza was reportedly in response to complaints about the practice. Esparza had tried to end the abuse on behalf of the 19-year-old.

Uncovering the Past: Land Bridge Theory, Magical Shoe, Curses, Mayan Codex and more!

As some Pagans and Heathens attempt to revive ancient or indigenous religions they often rely on the work of historians, primary texts and archaeologists. For this reason, when something new pops up that challenges long held academic ideas on cultural or religious practice, we pay attention. Here are some of the new(er) finds making waves in archaeological circles. The Land Bridge Theory Collapses

Humans first came to the Americas by crossing from Russia into Alaska using the Bering land bridge. Or did they?