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Thousands March Against Police Violence
Police Violence - 2011 BART Killing
Teens in the Trees - climbing workshop
Urban Clearcut and Pesticide Protest
Gender Forums from RQ
Elements Chants - simple recordings of popular chants
Tarot Compendium
The Spiral Dance and Reclaiming's History
Oakland Activist Maypole
History - Alternative and Magical
Occupy Wall street, Oakland (General Strike), DC, San Francisco, and more
Wall Street West protest - SF
Teen Earth Magic youth retreats
Reclaiming Witchcamps!
Chevron March and Protest
Dia de los Muertos
Reclaiming Magical and Activist Resources
Pagan Cluster at the Copenhagen Climate Conference
Men's Iron Pentacle Class - Spring 2009
Peace March and Direct Action
Teen Activism Retreat
Creating and Working with Labyrinths
Pagan Fest Photos
Witchcamp Chants Book
Women's Rights March
Clown Anarchy
Aspecting in the Reclaiming Tradition
Reclaiming's Dandelion Gathering
Reclaiming Booklist and Reviews
Reclaiming Music and Reviews
Revolutionary Pagan Workers Vanguard
Altars of Extinction

Older Features

Witches Opposing War
Garden Lockdown at Reclaim the Commons
Love Parade v. Peace March
Pagan Cluster in New Orleans
G8 Protests - Scotland, July 2005
Not In Our Name March
Olympic Torch Visits San Francisco
Earth People in Sacramento


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The Spiral Dance

History and Traditions

Here is a collection of RQ features from past issues on the ritual and the history of the Reclaiming community - reflections, humor, photos, music, andmuch more. Photos are interspersed in the articles. A slide-show gathers all the images for easy viewing.

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Spiral Dance YouTube Video, by Riyana Sang and Starhawk

Spiral Dance music - songs and chants from the ritual plus more Reclaiming music - samples and online ordering

Spiral Dance - article and photos from 2009, by Gede Parma and Michael Rauner

Spiral Dance vs The Clash - a mashup in honor of our shared home at Kezar Pavilion!

Kezar Pavilion - home of Spiral Dance - gets a makeover just in time for the ritual

The History of Reclaiming - A Slide Show by Reclaiming Quarterly

It Was 20 Years Ago... - RQ cell member Georgie Craig interviews three of the core organizers of the first Spiral Dance ritual, accompanied by classic photos from that seminal event.

Spiral Dance Through the Years - a chronology of the Samhain ritual in San Francisco

Dialectic of the Spiral - a dozen Spiral Dance satires from the pages of the Revolutionary Pagan Workers Vanguard

Samhain Through Children's Eyes - an interview with Julian and Maya Litauer-Chen

Reclaiming-Tradition Witchcraft by M. Macha NightMare

Our Many Names: Pagan, Witch, Wiccan - East Coast teacher Grove continues the ongoing discussion of "who we are" by surveying Vermont Witchcampers on their religious identities.

Who Are We? Where Did We Comes From? - longtime Reclaiming teacher Vibra Willow discusses the origins of Reclaiming and its evolution to the present.

It's Reclaiming After All - sung to the tune of "It's a Small World After All"

To See Ourselves As Others See Us - a review by Anne Hill of Jone Solomonsen's Enchanted Feminism

Enchanted Feminism and Courageous Scholarship - a review by 3-D Circle of of Jone Solomonsen's Enchanted Feminism

How Does Reclaiming Work?! - Interviews with Reclaiming teachers and organizers, including Liz Rudwick (UK), Maggie nicAllis (NJ), Rose May Dance (CA), Irish Flambeau (GA), Tami Griffith (CA), and BrightFlame (PA)

Why I Call Myself Pagan - by Sam Webster

The "W" Word - Why We Call Ourselves Witches - by M. Macha NightMare

Spiral Dance ritual information - click here

Music from the Spiral Dance ritual