EP 69 MW Margaret Murray: What Science Calls Nature and Religion Calls God

An archeologist before there were any.  The point of origin for the idea that witches gather in covens. The mother of all subsequent covens, in a way. The first woman to unwrap a mummy. Author of ”The Witch-Cult in Western Europe”. Criticized for her cognitive leaps, discredited for the way she pieced through sources choosing…

EP 67 MW Buffy Sainte Marie: This Is My Path. Discover Your Own.

Buffy Sainte Marie is another magical being who doesn’t show her witchiness through occult study, cauldrons, crystals or tarot cards, but rather, through a devotion to change, a reverence for nature, a recognition of the power of ceremony. The nerve to go her own way. She sang, “Magic is Alive” and claims that the core…

EP 65 MW Harriet Tubman: Reach For The Stars To Change The World

Today’s episode is unlike most because you’ve almost 100% heard of our featured witch. But the Missing part of Missing Witches comes in many forms. In American history, Harriet Tubman’s story is oft told, a hero of civil rights, a literal trailblazer, railroad conductor, freedom fighter whose face was set to appear on the American…

EP 63 Missing Witches – Dihya al Kahina: A Free and Noble Witch

This episode honours a 7th Century hero. A Black indigenous Woman who was a leader. A warrior priestess named Dihya, champion of the native North African Amazigh people, her name means “the beautiful gazelle” in the Tamazight language of the Amazigh. Amazigh, plural Imazighen, means “free or noble people” in the Indigenous Tamazight language. Among…

Missing Witches: Faith Ringgold – Anyone Can Fly

Referenced in this episode: Faith Ringgold: A View From the Sudio by Curlle Raven Holton We Flew Over The Bridge by Faith Ringgold Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold https://www.faithringgold.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Ringgold_NWSA-journal_-French-collection-Flag-is-Bleeding-Bitter-Nest_1994-copy.pdf https://archive.is/20130122145111/http://www.essortment.com/africamasks_rnqe.htm#selection-351.55-351.77

Missing Witches: Marjorie Cameron – I Am That Dream Of Wings

This episode of the Missing Witches Podcast is about leaving your small town to find your true name, and it’s about magical thinking and fate, consent and sex magic, rocket science and peyote, Scientology and scam artists… above all it’s about an art witch who deserves to have her own story told. Yes this episode…

Missing Witches: Paula de Eguiluz – Come to Aleluya

This is a story about a woman born into slavery who became one of the most powerful healers in the hot mad cruel town of Cartagena de Indias in 17th Century colonial Colombia. A woman who was tried 3 times for witchcraft and survived, still imprisoned, while the bishop himself paid her for her services….