occult image of individuals near a fire, often shown in ghost stories

Anthropology: Ghost Stories and Folktales as Cultural and Historical Indexes

Interactions and Storytelling Humans as a species and as cultural beings are defined by their interactions. In interacting with others, we learn about norms, culture, and the rich depths of tales that inform us. Storytelling is one of the key … Continue reading Anthropology: Ghost Stories and Folktales as Cultural and Historical Indexes

A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

  A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I) Fairies Fairies have always been with us. From our earliest prehistoric origins, humanity as a species has always taken an interest in the unseen realm. Curiosity fuels the imagination with … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

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Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture

Myths, legends and folklore are types of traditional stories that are verbally or physically passed on in the form of stories, songs, dance, superstitions, festivals, etc. The stories are based on the imaginary, the fantastical, reality and everything in between. … Continue reading Why African Folklore, Myths, and Legends Are So Meaningful in Shaping Culture