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Granny Witches

Laura Veazey February 26, 2018

Part 1

 

Editor’s note: In this two-part series, Laura delves into the Celtic background of Appalachian healing techniques. Part 2 will appear in our “Loose Ends” November issue.

 

Healers, witches, witch doctors, water witches, witchcraft, granny women, granny magic, Appalachian Magic, “the craft,” “fae . . .

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Full Circle: The Segue from Ancient Celtic Medicine to Modern-Day Herbalism and the Impact that Religion/Mysticism/Magic Have Had

Laura Veazey February 19, 2018

My first book, Full Circle: The Segue from Ancient Celtic Medicine to Modern-Day Herbalism and the Impact that Religion/Mysticism/Magic Have Had, provides historical insight, focusing on seven areas of herbal medicine for research, comparison, and contrast of Celtic herbal history, druidic medicine, American Indian medicine, Christianity, Witchcraft, Voodoo, and 20th- and 21st-century . . .

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Published in Celtic Guide Volume 2, Issue 11 –November 2013

Laura Veazey February 12, 2018

Editor’s note: In this two-part series, Laura delves into the Celtic background of Appalachian healing techniques. Part 1 appeared in our October Halloween issue.

The ancestral spirits were an important part of the culture and the magic as well. The spirits of the dead and the little people both lived in the woods, in the mountains, in graveyards, by water sources, and by the cro . . .

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Queen Boadicea

Laura Veazey February 5, 2018

It was in the year 60 AD that Boadicea (which meant “victory” and would be known in present-day language as Victoria), who was married to King Prasutagus of the Icenian nation, became a widow. Her husband, during his reign, her husband had assured that upon his death, his wife and two teenaged daughters would inherit his wealth and the small Briton kingdom. At this time, Iceni was . . .

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Laura Veazey

Laura Veazey is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Certified and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She holds an . . . read more

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