Presenters

DIANIC CLERGY

Z Budapest54cd7169326b2_zsuzsanna_budapest
Founder of the Dianic tradition and foremother of the Women’s Spirituality movement, Z has been the High Priestess of full-frontal Feminist Witchcraft for over 50 years. Z invites you to come, step into your power, and take action towards spiritual liberation–for when women gather, the world is healing!
ZBudapest.com

SusunSusun Weed
High Priestess Susun began studying herbal medicine more than thirty-five years ago, and has since garnered an international reputation for her groundbreaking lectures, teachings, and writings on health and nutrition, which frequently challenge conventional medical approaches and are unabashedly pro-woman.
SusunWeed.com  

MiriMiri Hunter
High Priestess, poet, musician, dancer, actor, and playwright Miri speaks on topics such as diversity and multiculturalism, social activism, and topics related to the Jewish and African diasporas. She has toured nationally with her one woman shows, “The Queen of Sheba? Yes I Am!” and “Grandmothers of the Universe.”
MiriHunter.weebly.com

Letecia1Letecia Layson
Letecia is a Filipina, Feminist, Futurist, Priestess of Morphogenesis, High Priestess of Diana; Priestess of Isis, Priestess Hierophant in Fellowship of Isis and The Temple of Isis LA, a Founding Mother of the Center for Babaylan Studies; member of Int’l Feminists for a Gift Economy, Modern Matriarchal Studies Network, and organizing team for Modern Matriarchal Studies Day.

JoAnnaFestival (1)JoAnna Silverwitch
Ordained Minister, Dianic High Priestess, Teacher of Women’s Mysteries; Writer, Poet, Musician, Artist, Ritualist, Seer in the Mystical Arts; Founder of Lady Liberty Sisterhood, Fertile Ground, The Sacred Circle of Maidens, Mothers & Crones, and 13-Step Path, J’s been leading women’s circles, locally and online, for 35+ yrs.
www.TheSacredCircle.net

jesamyn2-16-smLady Jesamyn Angelica
Priestess of the Luminous Void, Founder and HP of Sisterhood of the Moon and Sisterhood of the Tribal Priestesses, Founder and Facilitator of Magick & Empowerment, a modern day Mystery School, Lady Jesamyn is dedicated to empowering women through truth-speaking, authenticity, and self-exploration.
Sisterhood of the Moon

IMG_3929Lithia Brigan
High Priestess, folk artist, and matrilineal wisdom holder who facilitates circles for women and girls focused on Women’s Mysteries and the activation of personal power through hands-on activities and embodied, kinetic experiences. Lithia founded Witches Rising, Virago Archery, and Wildheart Grove.
Virago Archery

 

GUEST PRIESTESSES & ARTISTS

CeliaCroppedCelia Farran
Singer, songwriter, comedienne Celia has been described as “A cross between an Earthy Enya, Joan Baez, and Tina Fey.” She dishes up a delicious concoction of silly and sacred, using sophisticated “looping” technology to harmonize with herself for an amazing and delightful real-time experience.
CeliaOnline.com

 

18922647_1365657433503605_140997105237220869_o 2Crystal Starshine Fire Fox
High Priestess of the Sisterhood of the Trees and Tribal Priestesses, Shamanic Minister and breath work facilitator, Author, columnist, and Creatrix of the Youniquely Woman Red Tent, Crystal helps women unearth their true selves through psychic development, life coaching, Reiki, and other healing modalities.
Youniquely Woman Red Tent

DianaLPaxsonDiana Paxson
Diana is the renowned author of a great many works, including the well known and loved novels in the Avalon series. In addition to her writing, Diana has worked for many years as a priestess of the Goddess and is a respected elder within the pagan community. As a teacher, she offers classes in runelore and transe work.
Diana-Paxson.com

KrisandDrumsKris Freewoman
Kris is the Producer of Body Rhythm Goddess; a DVD that incorporates African dance and Goddess ritual together. She is also the Co-Producer of the Goddess Crafts Faire that celebrates the Winter Solstice through wimmin’s handcrafted gifts and musical artistry in Sebastopol, California.
KrisFreewoman.com

35628904_10214463727001548_778078697704914944_nLarissa Monfort
Larissa has been exploring her passion for West African, Congolese, and Afro-Cuban rhythms since 1995 with many teachers, including Mabiba Baegne, Ubaka Hill, Yona Fleming, Malonga Casquelord, Carolyn Brandy, Stori Davis, and Amadou Camara.
She performs with Afia Walking Tree’s Spirit Drumz ensemble and Mamayah, a women’s West African drum ensemble. 

37607837_2037319969613081_3234190612467023872_n-1Sarina Naomi Banta
Goddess woman. Empath and eclectic witch. Self taught singer, tarot reader, and poet. Animal lover. Sarina has learned and experienced how to help women heal and express themselves with their voices, through song and Goddess chants. She enjoys creating a safe space for women of all ages to circle and sing with all their heart and spirit.

 

11103091_10153754642463968_3874057394373186281_o(1)Vicki Scotti
Singer, Songwriter & Hugger of Trees! Vicki has been writing and playing the guitar since the age of 12.  Founding member of the folk duo Hecate’s Wheel, her songs are invocations to the Goddess, inspired by and dedicated to the divine feminine. Many are about the healing, transformative power of dark Goddess energy.
HecatesWheel.com

ChristiChristi Wilson
Christi is a Priestess with The Goddess Temple of Venus Rising, healer, artist, musician, fairyologist, mushroom farmer, and yogi. She helps guide others through their healing with creativity and movement, encouraging others to build strength in mind, body, and soul.

 

FESTIVAL STAFF
Special thanks to the amazing volunteer staff that brings this festival to life: Gypsy Jean Cottam (Singing Stones Priestess), Deeann Bruno (Altar Priestess), Brandy Elena Flores (Vendor Coordinator), Penny Flowers (Goddess Shop & Raffle), Marcella Paolocci (Shuttle Coordinator),  Sharon McCarthy (Souls Vision Photography)!