E104 WF Ylva Mara Radziszewski – The World Needs You, Witch

In this episode Amy sits down with Ylva Mara Radziszewski, High Priestess and author of ‘A Practical Guide For Witches: Spells, Rituals and Magic for an Enchanted Life’. We talk about the book, Ylva’s many mystical projects, fighting fascism, Magical Resistance and community witch praxis.Ylva says, “Honesty is a radical practice of Witchcraft.” and we…

EP 103 MW Genesis P-Orridge – Try To Altar Everything

Genesis P-Orridge isn’t easy to write about.  An extremely prolific, variously pronoun-ed, transmedia artist and philosopher who, by design, changed course at will, projects expanding, contracting, abandoned when they got too popular.  It’s hard to boil down a life like Gen’s, and I think that’s what Gen would have wanted.  To exit the ‘cheap flesh…

EP 100 (!!!) WF Granddaughter Crow – The Wisdom Of The Natural World

We dedicate the 100th episode of the Missing Witches Podcast to Truth and Reparation, to listening and acknowledging. Amy sits down with Author, Public Speaker, Teacher, Medicine Woman/Healer and founder of the Eagle Heart Foundation, Dr. Joy “Granddaughter Crow” Gray (aka GDC). Raised by spiritual leaders, as a child GDC was fashioned and trained to…

EP 99 MW LOZEN – This Power Is Mine

In this story we push past the settler faces dynamited into sacred ground to get to the missing history of real American heroes.  Real Witches whose names aren’t told in school, but whose magic has shifted the culture we inhabit.  Hidden, moving in shadows and behind the scenes.  Today we’ll meet Lozen, a warrior, healer…

EP 98 Mabon 2021: Making Manifestos w WhiteFeather Hunter of BioArt Coven

In this episode, Amy and Risa sit down with long time friend of the pod Whitefeather Hunter to discuss Science, Magic, how the Exquisite Corpse informs the collective work of the BioArt Coven and dig into the communally created BioArt Coven Manifesto. The BIOART COVEN MANIFESTO WILL BE PUBLISHED IN SNAKE HAIR PRESS‘S OCCULT STUDIES…

EP 94 JUNETEENTH Lakeesha Harris: Brave Together

To celebrate Juneteenth, Amy is joined by co-founder of Black Witch University, Lakeesha Harris – conjuring unapologetically for black liberation. Together we discuss Brave Spaces, Grace, Power, the necessity of Ancestor communication, Radical acts of Healing, Magic, Aries-Energy, Reproductive Justice, and Lakeesha’s multiple roles as teacher, activist, mother and Coven leader. “There is no safe…

EP 93 What Is A Shaman? Panel & FUNDRAISER

UPDATE: THE FUNDRAISER IS CLOSED. TOGETHER WE RAISED $2892 FOR NATIVE WOMEN’S SHELTERS!!! In this episode, inspired by the crazy events of January 2021, we ask: What is a Shaman? And: Who qualifies? We’ve gathered an INTERNATIONAL panel to discuss (among MANY other things) Indigenous and Nordic perspectives on the word Shaman, and together we…

EP 92 BELTANE 2021 Amy & Risa: Turning and Burning

In this episode, Amy and Risa take a patented Missing Witches Spiral of conversation around the Beltane Bonfire of Imagination. We dance around our future plans, our May fundraiser for Native Women’s Shelters (KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THIS, WE’VE GOT SOME AMAZING RAFFLE PRIZES FOR DONORS), and our love of fire, literal and metaphorical….

EP 89 WF Emmie Tsumura – You Have To Believe In Magic

In this episode, Amy chats with an old friend: Artist, Activist and Cancer Warrior Emmie Tsumura about her Japanese ancestry, art-making, pigeons and her project Pigeons for the People. Emmie shares some of the best advice she ever received, a healer told her: You have to believe in Magic. Emmie assures listeners, when you are…

EP 88 Mayumi Oda – I Opened The Gate, Laughing

In this episode, Amy paints a picture of Goddess Artist, Anti-nuclear/Anti-War Activist, Shinto Buddhist, Gardener Mayumi Oda.Through Mayumi’s lens we’ll connect the Garden to the Land, war and nukes to paint and silks, art to activism, Hindu Gods to Buddhist monks, birth to death, and in death we return to the garden. mayumioda.net Referenced books…