One of the things I’ve learned in my Druid studies,and my genealogy research so far is much more of what it means to be an “American”.
Not the “baseball and apple pie” kind, but really the stories of “my people”, compared to being a British or Celtic Druid. This has been important to me precisely because I can see UK Druids have a particular cultural connection to their places and their stories, but I see those as an example of “what I am not”. So I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about “OK if I’m not that, who am I?”
One thing I noticed is here in the US people frequently will say “I’m Irish” or “I’m Scottish”. They do NOT mean that they were born in, or even that their grandparents or parents were born in Ireland or Scotland, Continue reading “American “Tales & Myths” New Blog Category”