Myths and Forgotten Traditions of the Winter Solstice

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In this special Yuletide episode, most of the Red Ice crew – Henrik, Lana, John and Melanie (Fredrik is missed) –joins together to discuss the significance of the winter holiday season today and what this important time of year meant to our ancestors.

They talk about their childhood memories of Christmas and family teachings, or lack thereof, of pre-Christian traditions surrounding the winter solstice and return of the sun. Henrik describes the ancient Norse pagan ritual, the Blót, which included sacrificial offerings at Uppsala to the gods Odin and Freya, and Lana tells the mythical story of the Wild Hunt, with the flying 8-legged horse, Sleipnir.... .

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Hour 1 Dec 18 2015

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