The Strega Tradition
Theresa Dintino, Author of The Strega and the Dreamer, Ode to Minoa, and Stories They Told Me
Original Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012
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The word Strega is the word for wisewoman, medicine woman, healer, and sorceress in the Italian tradition. Theresa's great grandmother was a Strega. With the family's immigration from the Abruzzi region in Italy to New Hampshire at the turn of the last century, the lineage was temporarily lost. Join Theresa as she shares how, through writing the novel, The Strega and the Dreamer, she reclaimed this lost lineage.
Theresa C. Dintino is a novelist and blogger living in Sebastopol. Her novels include Ode to Minoa and Stories They Told Me, two novels about a Snake Priestess living in the Goddess Culture of Bronze Age Crete. She is also an initiated stick diviner and offers divinations, guidance and healing work here in Sebastopol. www.thestregaandthedreamer.com
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