Starhawk joined us in our studios in June of 2014. She was interviewed by TV for Your Soul’s executive producer, “Twinkle” Marie Manning in front of a small studio audience.

Starhawk is one of the prominent leaders in the revival of earth-based spirituality and Goddess religion. She is a cofounder of Reclaiming, an activist branch of modern Pagan religion, and continues to work closely with the Reclaiming Community. Her archives are maintained at the Graduate Theological Union library in Berkeley, California. She is an activist, permaculture designer and teacher, and a prominent voice in modern earth-based spirituality and ecofeminism. Starhawk is an award winning author and co-author of thirteen books, including The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess; The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups; Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex, and PoliticsCircle Round: Raising Children in the Goddess Tradition; the ecotopian novel The Fifth Sacred Thing, and its sequel City of Refuge and a picture book for children entitled  The Last Wild Witch.

Starhawk founded Earth Activist Training, teaching permaculture design grounded in spirituality and with a focus on activism. She travels internationally, lecturing and teaching on earth-based spirituality, the tools of ritual, and the skills of activism. 

For more information about Starhawk, including learning how to participate in her programs and make donations to her work, visit:


Starhawk was our guest on The Goddess Show program. Archives are made possible thanks to the Empowering Women TV project.

While she was in Massachusetts, she also co-facilitated one of Twinkle’s Women’s Minerva Potluck Gatherings, followed by a workshop and spiral dance. She continued her visit with various meals and excursions with Twinkle, her friends and family, including tours of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House and a walk about Walden Pond.

Karen, Starhawk, Twinkle, Suzanne, Lois, and Margaret.
Starhawk visiting Thoreau’s cottage with Orion (Twinkle’s then 7 year old son)

Starhawk and Orion at Walden Pond – June 2014

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