21st CENTURY NORSE PAGANISM
In this presentation we will be taking the Old Ways of Norse Paganism out of longhouses & longboats into the streets, hills & homes of today. Along the way we will be discussing how inspired adaptation challenges all that is so that we can make a better world for everyone. In this session we will be exploring the way of raising life from ash, majesty from ruin and glory from loss.
ABOUT RYAN SMITH
Ryan Smith is a Radical Norse Pagan skald sworn to Odin and author of "The Way of Fire & Ice", an upcoming book on inclusive Norse Pagan practice. He is a co-founder of Heathens United Against Racism, whose works have also been published on Patheos Pagan and TruthOut. Outside of Paganism he has worked as an anti-fascist, a climate change activist, in support of the labor movement and in classrooms ranging from kindergarten to higher education both indoor and outdoor.