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A Völva’s Viewpoint on Hail and Horn Gathering 2013

This blog occasionally cross-posts the accounts of other bloggers who have contributed or experienced Raven’s Knoll.  The following post is written by Juniper Jeni about her experience leading the esoteric ritual at last year’s  Hail and Horn Gathering as a völva.  Juniper is an … Continue reading

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Marie-Christine Perron (M.C.)

M.C. originally hails from Montréal, Québec and moved to the ever growing town of Innisfil, Ontario back in 2000. (Qui prend mari prend pays!) Her first brush with the Heathen gods was around 1995 when she was part of a … Continue reading

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Jade Pichette

  Jade Pichette is a Heathen living in Toronto, Ontario, but was born and raised in Ottawa. She has been Heathen for over five years after having first met the local Heathen community at Midgard Festival.  Before that she was … Continue reading

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Martin Heitshu

Martin Heitshu discovered Heathenry quite by accident in 2008 while researching Germany’s Externstein.  Although he acknowledges that there are no accidents, he is quite content to live with the apparent contradiction. A founding member of the bilingual Monteregion Clan des … Continue reading

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Brynn Hultquist

As a busy health advocate* and mother of five, it’s a wonder where she finds the time to delve into the spirituality of her Heathen practice. Coming into the public community five years ago, Brynn has enveloped the nature and … Continue reading

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Tracy Thillmann

Tracy joined the greater pagan community about 8 years ago.  After running through the Ottawa Pagan Schola program as a student and trying to find her path she discovered her place in Thornhaven Grove, an Ár nDraíocht Féin (ADF) group with … Continue reading

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Shane Hultquist (Víðar)

Shane has been a Heathen for many years now and found his way to Heathenry through a Wiccan group in Ottawa.  After discovering his heritage fell back to Sweden, he decided to visit and participate in an archaeological dig.  He … Continue reading

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Hail and Horn Gathering – “Threads of Frigg”

Hail and Horn is an annual gathering organized by Canadian Heathens to express in fullness our ancient religious custom. The gathering is anchored by three intertwined rituals – blót, húsel and symbel – and a deep reverence for the Gods. … Continue reading

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Marc “Herne” Duguay

Marc “Herne” Duguay is, for the most part, a self-taught carver and pyrography artist, working mostly in wood and antler.  He realized he was Heathen about 11 years ago after reading an article online, which made him realize he was … Continue reading

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Erik Lacharity

Erik Lacharity is co-organizer of the Hail and Horn Gathering.  He has been an avid Heathen since 2006 and has been involved in the local and greater Heathen scene for nearly as long.  Erik is a member of Rúnatýr Kindred, … Continue reading

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