Seasonal Salon

About the Winter Solstice 2008 Contributors

Bellezza Squillace has been a student and teacher of Tarot for decades. She finds the simple answers in the illustrations on the cards, and is often blessed by the messages for herself and others. Please email her at if you have questions about your Fool card for the New Year.

Patricia Monaghan is at work on a complete revision of her classic "Book of Goddesses and Heroines," to be published in 2009 by Praeger/Greenwood. The lesser-known goddesses featured here are from that work. Read her poetry at

Max Dashú founded the Suppressed Histories Archives in 1970. Since then, she has built a collection of some 15,000 slides and 100 shows on global women's history, female spheres of power, mother-right, patriarchy, empire, shamanic arts, and Goddess traditions. See for articles and excerpts from The Secret History of the Witches, her forthcoming sourcebook on European folk religion and the witch hunts. Max's prints, magnets, and cards re-envision bold and spirited women, pagan sacraments and goddesses around the world, at Her latest offering is the dvd Women's Power, a panoramic view of female leadership, creativity, wisdom and courage around the world and over thousands of years. More information and online video clips at

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