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Sat, May 25


Online Event

Folklore of the Plants & Stars: A Panel Discussion

Folklore of the Plants & Stars: A Panel Discussion
Folklore of the Plants & Stars: A Panel Discussion

Time & Location

May 25, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Online Event

About the event

A panel discussion featuring the day's presenters - Kamden S. Cornell, Yona Glickman, & Jesse Hathaway Diaz - discussing the folklore of the Plants & Stars.

About the Presenter:

Kamden S. Cornell is a non-binary, queer author living in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tewa land. They teach classes on witchcraft, occultism, herbalism, wortcunning, foraging, and invasive species wildcrafting in their region. They have written two self-published works: Ars Granorum: The Six Seed Arts of Witchcraft and On Needles and Pins: A Witches’ Book of Poppetry and Figure Magic. Their newest book, The Tameless Path: Unleashing the Power of Invasive Plants in Eitchcraft is due out Fall of 2024.They are a member of the Covenant of Hekate and are a columnist for the Covenant’s newsletter, Noumenia News, as well as a blogger for their website. They currently work as an apothecarist in Albuquerque Old Town and own a small, witchcraft-oriented business called Heart & Vine Apothecary that focuses on herbal remedies, ritual goods, and education.

Yona Glickman is a conjureman, cartomancer and teacher of Hoodoo & rootwork. Born in a family deeply rooted in spirituality and folk magic allowed him to nurture his natural “gift” & relationship with the spirit realm. Itis the diversity in his mentorship as well as his personal life experiences that gives him a well-rounded and practical perspective to his spiritual workings. As an approachable,“every day man” he prides himself on using the old time tradition of Hoodoo to find solutions for modern day problems. He is highly skilled and well-versed in candle rituals, biblical magic, herbs, curios and creating handcrafted spiritual products. As One ofthe legacy students of Professor Charles Porterfield, promoting strength in others and keeping the tradition alive is his mission.

Jesse Hathaway Diaz is a folklorist, artist and performer living in New  York City. With initiations in several forms of witchcraft from Europe  and the Americas, he is also a lifelong student of Mexican curanderismo,  an initiated olosha in Lucumí, and a Tatá Quimbanda. For the last  decade he has been a member of Theatre Group Dzieci, an experimental  ensemble based in NY dedicated to the search for the sacred through the  medium of theatre, and is a co-host on the Radio Free Golgotha podcast, and a co-editor on the Folk  Necromancy in Transmission Series through Revelore Press.

THIS CLASS IS ONLINE ONLY! If you are unable to make the live  streaming of this class, don't worry - the recording will be available for you. The class link will be emailed to you in your registration confirmation. The class recording link will be emailed to you within 3-5 business days of the conclusion of the event.

By purchasing access to this event you agree to the following Non Disclosure:

This Agreement is between The Salem Witchcraft & Folklore Festival (also know as Salem Witch Fest)(“OWNER”); and the Purchaser (“RECIPIENT”). WHEREAS, OWNER has developed through substantial effort, research, time, and expense certain inventions, design concepts, methodologies, technical know-how, copyrightable material and trade secrets directed and related to this class.  (“INFORMATION”); WHEREAS, OWNER desires to disclose the INFORMATION on a confidential basis to RECIPIENT.  The OWNER wishes to maintain the confidentiality of the INFORMATION and the protection of OWNER'S intellectual property rights. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the   mutual promises, covenants, and conditions contained herein, the sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows: I. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION A. OWNER agrees to disclose INFORMATION to RECIPIENT for the purposes of an online class. B. RECIPIENT agrees to receive such INFORMATION and to refrain from copying, disclosing, using, selling, or offering for sale any and all of said INFORMATION. RECIPIENT agrees to keep confidential and refrain from disclosing any and all of the INFORMATION, and to take all necessary and reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized disclosure or use of any and all of the INFORMATION.  Failure to uphold this NDA may result in legal action.


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