Episode 61: Deer Woman

This week, we read some first-person accounts about the Deer Woman, a spirit in several indigenous North American cultures that punishes the wicked and protects women. We discuss imperialism, weird rules in fairy tales, the flaws in studying history, and how the woods seems (depends on where you’re at).

Read the first-person accounts we reference and many more: The Lakota Deer Woman, Mythic Passages, Deer Woman: An Anthology.

 

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