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….

Missing Witches: Marija Gimbutas – I Fell In Love With What Is Ancient

A persistent asker of Why, a child or dissident, is often dismissed with:  Because it’s always been that way. Historians are here to say, no, these pieces of thousand or ten thousand year old evidence say different.  Things CAN change. Now, gentle listener, close your eyes and take that idea to its ultimate, where discoveries…

Missing Witches – Z Budapest: She Is Not Perfect And Neither Are We

This episode is dedicated with love to Imre Torok. Warning:  We discovered during our research that Z Budapest has been labeled and embraced the label of TERF – for those of you not familiar with this acronym, it stands for Trans Exclusive Radical Feminist.  We at Missing Witches are not that. INclusivity is our mandate…

Missing Witches – Zora Neale Hurston: I Want To Collect Like A New Broom

Referenced in this episode: Dust Tracks On A Road: Zora Neale Hurston I Love Myself When I Am Laughing…: Hurston ed Walker Zora Neale Hurston’s Final Decade: Virginia Lynn Moylan Tell My Horse: Hurston Mules and Men: Hurston Wrapped in Rainbows: Valerie Boyd “June Jordan and Alice Walker’s Quest for a Redemptive Art and Politics”…