Monday, June 23, 2014

ADF and My Final Comments

I got an email from ADF asking to renew my membership. Since I wasn't going to renew it, they asked if I could fill out the survey instead. So...I did. Here's what I wrote:

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And submit.

The second question really made me pause. In a way, I think I wouldn't be opposed to joining the local ADF if the tolerance of cultural appropriation went away. It would be something I'd be open too for community, though since I know the local grove is Norse-based anyway, I'm not holding my breath.


  1. Actually, Prairie Shadow Protogrove makes it a priority to hold diverse rituals (within the Indo-European pantheons, of course). I think to date the most rituals have been Celtic, closely followed by Norse and Greek, and our most recent was Slavic.

    1. (I don't know why I didn't reply to this until now...) But that doesn't change that the regional druid--who presides over the Prairie Shadow Protogrove--brushed aside the issue of racism in favor of not rocking the boat, so to speak.