Kathryn Price NicDhàna
|Occupation||Author, Editor, Artist|
|Location||Wabanahkik, Turtle Island|
|Introduction||A Gaelic Polytheist, I'm committed to protecting water, land, language, culture, and ancestral customs as spiritual practice. Raised diasporan Gael, I also have Indigenous heritage/family from Turtle Island (Yę Iswąre tatene utkéware hęwu) and Sápmi.|
One of the founders of the modern Gaelic Polytheism / Celtic Reconstructionist community - a collective effort to preserve the living Gaelic cultures & to revive & restore the earth-honouring spiritual traditions of my ancestors. I'm an author, editor & artist, ban-sagart Brìghde, researcher & practical mystic. Co-author/editor of The CR FAQ - An Introduction to Celtic Reconstructionism as well as numerous articles, primarily in the fields of spirituality & politics.
Pic: My ancestor Gwenllian verch Gruffydd. Colours & jewelry by kpn
More links: Kathryn Price NicDhàna
|Interests||Gaelic, Gaelic Polytheism, Gaelic culture, Catawba, Seneca, Choctaw, Mi'kmaq, language and cultural preservation, Gàidhlig, Gaeilge, Prayer, Ceremony, Protection of Ceremony, Indigenous Solidarity, Water Defense, The Metaphorical Jet Ski Clan of the Two Row Solidarity Crew, Dogs, Writing, Sgriobhadh, Leughadh, Nigheanan nan Cailleach, Cailleachan, Celtic Reconstructionism, Tara, Teamhair, Traditional Music, Bodhrán, Brigid, Ban-sagartan Brìghde, Morrígan, Water is Life, NoDAPL, Stop Alton Gas, Bay of Fundy, African Diaspora, Middle Passage, Nigerian Diaspora|
|Favorite Movies||Sami Blood, Velvet Goldmine, Whale Rider, Pow Wow Highway, Hedwig, Erik the Viking, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Foxfire, Hard Candy, Fight Club|
|Favorite Music||Punk, Rock, Funk, Psychobilly, Industrial, Traditional Gaelic, Gaelic Punk, Drumming of all sorts, Ceremonial songs, etc etc etc|
|Favorite Books||All of them. I am a voracious and omnivorous reader, devouring nonfiction on Celtic cultures, folklore, mythology and languages, politics, feminism, and fiction about all kinds of subjects. OK, two: The Gate to Women's Country. The Carmina Gadelica.|
That can't really be a fish you're standing on, can it?
Yes, actually, it is. It swam down from Tobhar Segais and was kind enough to let me hang for the ride. What do you mean you've never seen a salmon as big as a dolphin?