Meet Mago Contributor, Max Dashú

Max2011Max Dashú teaches global women’s history and heritages through images. In 1970 she founded the Suppressed Histories Archives to research mother-right, female spheres of power, goddess veneration and shamanic arts, as well as patriarchy and the history of domination. Drawing on a legendary collection of some 30,000 images, she has created 130 slide talks, which she has presented at universities, women’s centers and bookstores, conferences, festivals, libraries, prisons, museums, and schools. ( She also presents them online as webcasts. Dashú has keynoted at conferences such as the Association for Women in Mythology and the Pagan Studies Conference, and presented at international conferences in Germany, Bulgaria, Mexico, Britain, and the US. Her articles have appeared in Goddesses in World Culture (Praeger, 2010), Feminist Theology, and other anthologies and journals. “Breastpots” is the latest in her series of posters on female heritages. Dashu has just released a new double dvd Woman Shaman: the Ancients (2013), following up on her acclaimed video Women’s Power in Global Perspective (2008).

Published posts from the recent:

(Essay 2) The Midsummer Dancers by Max Dashú

(Essay 1) The Midsummer Dancers by Max Dashú

(Essay) Searching for Diana by Max Dashu

(Book Review) Jezebel: the Untold Story of the Bible’s Harlot Queen by Max Dashu

(Article) Stone-Raising Spinners by Max Dashu

‘Xi Wangmu, the shamanic great goddess of China,’ part 2 by Max Dashu

‘Xi Wangmu, the shamanic great goddess of China,’ part 1 by Max Dashu