Top Ten folklore Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Folklore and Mythology Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Some Hoodoo Spells
Hoodoo magic!

2. The Legend of the San Nicholas Woman
Legends can be found all over the world. Here's one from California!

3. The Marriage of Rhiannon
In patriarchial societies, marriages are arranged, and women are given as prizes. Surprisingly, Welsh legend refutes this tradition with the story of the Goddess Rhiannon.

4. The Easter Bunny
We are surrounded by ancient folklore. In the spring season, the Easter Bunny is one such symbol that has mutated over the years into the commercial extravanganza we enjoy today.

5. Mauna Kea and its Snow Goddess
Snow in Hawaii? Yes.... and with mythology to match.

6. The Jersey Devil
The Jersey Devil is the only demon to ever be designated a state demon in the United States. This is the story of its origins.

7. Symbols in Fairytales
Part 1 of a brief synopsis of symbols in fairytales

8. Recipes for A Medieval Christmas Dinner
A way to make Christmas extra-special without spending a lot of extra money. A look at some Medieval Christmas traditions like the Bean King and the Barnacle Goose too. A flair for the fantastic makes the dinner magical, like chicken glazed with egg white and decorated in kaliedescopic colors.

9. The Selkie
This shapeshifting faery can shift from seal to human by simply removing their seal-skin cloak!

10. The Loa, Spirits of Voodoo
An introduction to the most central concept of Voodoo, the Loa.



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