Category: Friday Folklore

For the next little while, until I’m either bored or something else catches my attention, I want to focus on folklore from Native Americans, primarily North America and Hawai’i. My…

Friday Folklore

If I had bothered to double-check my calendar, I would have posted about Hanukkah last week before it began, as part of the “advent” spirit of preparation! But, no, I…

Friday Folklore

In some Christian traditions, Advent is the time of preparation for Christmas. Christmas also falls around the time of other holidays, like Hanukkah and Yule. Since this series of Friday…

Friday Folklore

Friday Folklore

In some parts of the world, the night of October 30 is called “Mischief Night”. Other names for it are “Devil’s Night”, “Mat Night”, “Gate Night”, or “Cabbage Night”1.¬†Essentially, in…

Friday Folklore