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In the ancient forest of the past, the roots of our family trees intertwine. Deep within the heartwood of our lineages, the stories and folkways of our people slumber, abundant with timeless truths. Folklore, the old key, turns the lock to unveil this ancestral treasure, inviting us to breathe life into the forgotten ways of yore. "Welcome to 'Folkloring,' the podcast that takes you beyond folklore discussions and invites you to actively engage with practical folklore and magic in your daily life. This isn't your typical podcast; it's a hands-on journey into the realms of ancestral wisdom and enchantment.

Location:

United States

Description:

In the ancient forest of the past, the roots of our family trees intertwine. Deep within the heartwood of our lineages, the stories and folkways of our people slumber, abundant with timeless truths. Folklore, the old key, turns the lock to unveil this ancestral treasure, inviting us to breathe life into the forgotten ways of yore. "Welcome to 'Folkloring,' the podcast that takes you beyond folklore discussions and invites you to actively engage with practical folklore and magic in your daily life. This isn't your typical podcast; it's a hands-on journey into the realms of ancestral wisdom and enchantment.

Language:

English


Episodes
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The Folklore of Iron, Silver and Copper

6/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. Episode16: The Folklore of Iron, Silver and Copper Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. In this episode we take a look at the folklore of iron, silver and copper and some of the many uses of these important metals. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:02:34

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Celestial Folklore

5/28/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we look at the folklore of the skies above. We we learn about the folklore of the sun, moon, celestial events, planets and much more. More information on planting by the signs can be found here:http://www.soilcropandmore.info/Newsletter/Zodiac/PlantingByTheMoon.htm Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:01:50

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Foodways

5/14/2024
Send us a Text Message. Foodways Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. Foodways is a connection between food-related behavior and patterns of membership in cultural community, groups, and society. Food customs and consumption practices are integral components of cultural identity formation. Food serves as a tangible link to cultural roots, facilitating the maintenance and renegotiation of identity in new environments. Delving into the folklore surrounding food reveals insights into mankind's enduring quest for understanding their environment. Join us as we explore traditional and modern practices, behaviors and beliefs surrounding food. Enjoy Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:21:54

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Folklore of Linen

4/30/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we are looking at the folklore of linen and how it is used in folk magic, folk medicine and everyday life. Linen artifacts have been dated back to 6000 BC and with such a long history of use, there is a lot of lore attached to it and we take a deep dive into this important textile. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:00:54:42

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Divination with Household Items

4/16/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week get ready for a deep dive into the folklore of divination. We cover a lot of ground in this episode, for more well known modes of divination like tarot, to some more obscure ones. Enjoy Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:09:46

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Folklore as Resistance

4/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we are looking at how folklore and and has and continues to be used to resist all the different -isms, capitalism, imperialism, colonialism, and a few more besides and how we can use folklore, folkart, folkcraft and all the folky things to resist some things ourselves. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:19:11

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The Folklore of Cleaning and Tidying

3/19/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we look at everyone’s favorite activity; cleaning and tidying. Okay, maybe not everyone’s favorite, but we all gotta get it done, one way or another. You might enjoy our way, infused with folklore, better. Give it a listen and gain some inspiration! Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:13:01

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The Folklore and Magic of Dairy

3/5/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we take a deep dive into the rich world of folklore and magick surrounding dairy. We start off with a look at the archeology and history of dairy before we launch into our exploration of the uses of dairy and dairy animals in religion, folklore and magic. If you have never anointed a candle with butter, get ready for some inspiration! We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:00:58:24

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The Folklore of Mending

2/20/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we take a nice long look at the folklore and magick of mending. While you might expect a lot of information about the acts of mending fabric, we tackle a whole lot more mending and repairing practices from all over the world in this episode. Of course we look at mending fabric, but also explore mending pottery and even thatched roofs. We touch on issues like repair in an emotional and metaphysical sense, resilience, community, frugality and poverty mindsets. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:00:59:17

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The Folklore of Liminality

2/6/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we tackle the folklore of liminal spaces, as well as liminal times and everything else liminal. The “in between” times and spaces often come with a sense of unease. In this episode we explore why that is, how to work with liminal spaces and times, how they show up for us and how to best navigate them and use them to their full potential. Of course we look at the folklore and magick surrounding liminality and look at some deities and spirits that govern this area. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:01:52

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The Folklore of Land Spirits

1/23/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we tackle the folklore of land spirits. It turns out the idea of land spirits is generally not all that well understood and it is often lumped together or confused with nature spirits and similar divinities. Please join us as we explore the wonderful and rich world of land spirits as we find them all over the world and in many if not all cultures and learn how to form relationships with your own local land spirits. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (folkloring.podcast) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:04:45

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The Folklore of Hearths, Stoves and Ovens

1/9/2024
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. This week we tackle the folklore of hearth, stoves and ovens. The concept of the hearth was important to people even before we were “sapiens” and since it is such an old and important tradition, there is much folklore to discuss. Please join us as we explore sickness and health as related to the heart, childbirth and fertility, divination, of course cooking and a whole lot else besides. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/folkloring) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Special thanks to Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast for early reviews and feedback and overall being a huge support. Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:00:53:01

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New Year's Traditions

12/26/2023
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. Join us for a romp around all the many ways people have used to bring in the new year. We talk about scaring the old year away, welcoming the new year, divination, weather lore, prosperity and abundance and new years foods and drinks. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/folkloring) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Special thanks to Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast for early reviews and feedback and overall being a huge support. Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:03:11

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Creating Sacred Objects at Home

12/12/2023
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to the Folkloring Podcast. In this episode we discuss how making things is at the heart of what we call folkloring. Creating sacred objects at home from a folkloric and animist perspective is a beautiful way to connect with ancestral traditions and infuse your daily life with meaning. We talk about the how, why and what of making sacred object and we hope you feel inspired to make some of your own. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/folkloring) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Special thanks to Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast for early reviews and feedback and overall being a huge support. Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:01:40

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Hidden in Plain Sight

11/28/2023
Send us a Text Message. Episode 2 - Hidden in Plain Sight Welcome to the second episode of the Folkloring Podcast. In this episode we discuss using everyday objects in your daily folklore practice. In folklore there is no need to go out and buy expensive and hard to find materials. The “folk” of every era used what was on hand and so can ( and should) we! We talk about household objects that can be pressed into magickal service, herbs and plants that grow in your yard or local park, and give you easy ideas to incorporate folklore into your normal day without giving you one more thing to add to your to do list and without drawing raised eyebrows. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/folkloring) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Special thanks to Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast for early reviews and feedback and overall being a huge support. Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:01:02:33

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Experiential Folklore

11/14/2023
Send us a Text Message. Episode 1 - Experiential Folklore Welcome to the very first episode of the Folkloring Podcast. In this episode we discuss the meaning of “folkloring”, why we are even doing this podcast and the value of experiential folklore in our everyday life. We move into the skills and benefits gained from practicing folklore as well as some simple idea to start incorporating folklore into your everyday life. We hope you enjoy it. If you do, give us a rating and review so other folks like yourself can find us. Questions or comments: email us at folkloringpod@gmail.com Give us a follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/folkloring) or Instagram (@folkloringpodcast) You can also find Tanya on Instagram @folklore.home.companion You can find Tracy’s games at https://madmenandheroes.com/ Special thanks to Mark Norman of The Folklore Podcast for early reviews and feedback and overall being a huge support. Music by Al Seeger of Point of Insanity Productions at https://poigamestudio.podbean.com/ Sound editing by Tracy Nicholas. Logo design by Tanya Carwyn.

Duration:00:57:39

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Folkloring - Experiential Folklore

11/12/2023
Send us a Text Message. In the ancient forest of the past, the roots of our family trees intertwine. Deep within the heartwood of our lineages, the stories and folkways of our people slumber, abundant with timeless truths. Folklore, the old key, turns the lock to unveil this ancestral treasure, inviting us to breathe life into the forgotten ways of yore. In each episode of "Folkloring," we dive deep into the rich tapestry of European folk traditions, unraveling the hidden stories, rituals, and wisdom that have endured through generations. But here's the twist – we're not just talking about folklore; we invite you to actively engage with it. Join us as we bridge the gap between the past and the present, making folklore a vibrant, living practice in your everyday life.

Duration:00:03:21

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Welcome to Folkloring

11/11/2023
Send us a Text Message. Welcome to "Folkloring," where we set forth on a journey through the realms of practical folklore, ancestral wisdom, and the magic that lies within everyday life. This isn't just a podcast; it's an invitation to actively participate in the world of folklore—to do, not just read. In each episode of "Folkloring," we invite you to immerse yourself in the world of practical folklore. We delve deep into the tales, rituals, and beliefs of our European ancestors, unearthing the magic that still thrives in these traditions. Here, folklore isn't just a subject; it's a hands-on, experiential endeavor that enriches your daily existence.

Duration:00:02:13