Harmony Tribe’s Sacred Harvest Festival 2021: Notes from the Field

This was both a new experience and a homecoming for me. During my dissertation research years, Harmony Tribe welcomed me to their fest for years to interview people, take photos, observe and participate in rituals, and drink myself stupid without letting my grad committee know. I also cultivated some of the greatest friendships, support, andContinue reading “Harmony Tribe’s Sacred Harvest Festival 2021: Notes from the Field”

Magical Protection: Viruses, Demons and the Occasional “Karen”

Another long patch of no writing, sorry… Good news: I’m back to work after being laid off for three weeks. Bad news: it’s because of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus that I’m back. My job (one of them) is to help administer COVID-19 saliva PCR tests at the airport. (I wrote about thisContinue reading “Magical Protection: Viruses, Demons and the Occasional “Karen””