BIO FOR IMELDA ALMQVIST
Imelda Almqvist is an international teacher of Sacred Art and Seiðr/Old Norse Traditions (the ancestral wisdom teachings of Northern Europe). So far she has written four non-fiction books and two picture books for children. Natural Born Shamans: A Spiritual Toolkit for Life (Using shamanism creatively with young people of all ages) in 2016, Sacred Art: A Hollow Bone for Spirit (Where Art Meets Shamanism) in 2019, Medicine of the Imagination - Dwelling in Possibility (an impassioned plea for fearless imagination) in 2020 and North Sea Water In My Veins (The Pre-Christian spirituality of the Low Countries) will be published in 2022.
The Green Bear is a series of picture book for children, aged 3 – 8 years. In book #1 Twins Linnea and Lars meet the Bears in the Night Sky and in book #2 they learn animal communication and shape-shifting. Each book presents a key teaching or skill for the spiritual toolkit any "spiritual" child needs to navigate the modern world. I
Imelda has presented her work on both The Shift Network and Sounds True. She appears in a TV program, titled Ice Age Shaman, made for the Smithsonian Museum, in the series Mystic Britain, talking about Mesolithic arctic deer shamanism. She is currently working on book #6 (her second book in The Green Bear Series) and twin books #7 and #8, a handbook for Rune Magicians about the runes of the Elder Futhark and Rune Compendium. Imelda runs an on-line school called Pregnant Hag Teachings.
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pB5iiXMSrY