Spirit Bio: [Herm]Aphroditos

For February 2017, @thehorseandcrow honors the deity of love in its most potent and rebellious form: [Herm]aphrotidos. The many manifestations of this multi-spirited deity has inspired all to unite in love and spirit through acts of revolutionary feminization, compassion and beauty by invoking our most ancient origins. #spiritbio @thehorseandcrow

Spirit Bios are stories about pioneering womyn, genderqueer, and multi spirited humans that deserve a greater place in our modern history. Spiritbio’s aim to empower, illuminate, and inspire others through writing about the important spirits in our modern and ancient history. #hermaphroditos #afroditos #aphrodite #venus #thehorseandcrow #femmefuturism #storytelling @sloukaides #valentinesday Continue reading Spirit Bio: [Herm]Aphroditos

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Mamoon: Toyon 

@thehorseandcrow Native Californians referred to this plant as joshik, ashuwet, and aatcawut. The name was most likely taken from the ancient Californian Chumash, who referred to it as toyon. Also known as ‘Christmas berry’ or ‘California Holly’ was in abundance in the Los Angeles basin when Europeans arrived.  Legend has it that the early pioneers … Continue reading Mamoon: Toyon 

Spirit Bio: Zitkala-Ša

Spirit Bios are stories about pioneering womyn, gender queer, and multi spirited humans that deserve a greater place in our modern history. This month, we commemorate Zitkala-Ša for her contribution to American art, history, and for her pioneering advocacy on behalf of opressed decendants of indigenous Americans. #spiritbio #zitkalasa #thehorseandcrow #femmefuturism #gertrudebonninsimmons #braveface #empoweringindigenouswomen #ancientamerica #womyn Continue reading Spirit Bio: Zitkala-Ša

Spirit Bio: Colonel Carmen Amelio Robles

Spirit Bios are stories about pioneering womyn, gender queer, and multi spirited humans that deserve a greater place in our modern history.  #spiritbio #ameliorobles @thehorseandcrow #thehorseandcrow #femmefuturism #storytelling @sloukaides Colonel Carmen Amelio Robles, an Afro Mexican man, was a leader and notorious commander in the Mexican Revolution. He was born on November 3, 1889 as Amelia Robles Ávila in Xochipala, Mexico. … Continue reading Spirit Bio: Colonel Carmen Amelio Robles