Singing me into this land: the territorialization of a spiritual ecosystem

  • Title: Singing me into this land: the territorialization of a spiritual ecosystem
    Year: 2009
    Keyword(s): fear, music, paganism, spiritual-ecosystem
    Description: The fear of environmental catastrophe is very real in our daily lives. Dealing with fear at times means combating it. A small pagan community in Washington State gathers together up to eight times a year to ritualize their connection to nature. These rituals use music as a magic to transform the consciousness of the participants. Becoming one with nature in a spiritual-ecosystem allows the forces of nature to become animate and real. This is the magic of music.
    Peer Reviewed: Yes
    Type of Item: Journal Articles
    Publication Information: MacDonald, Michael B. "Singing Me Into This Land: The Territorialization of a Spiritual Ecosystem." vis-à-vis: Explorations in Anthropology 9, no. 1 (2009): 58-69. http://vav.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/vav/article/download/3433/2153
    Language: English

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