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Starhawk

  • By: Joani Mortenson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Motherhood
  • Edited by: Andrea O'Reilly
  • Subject:Sociology of Gender, Parenting, Maternal Health

Miriam Simos, better known as Starhawk, was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on June 17, 1951. Star-hawk is one of the most respected voices in modern Earth-based spirituality. She is also well known as a global justice activist and organizer, whose work and writings have inspired many to action, and is considered an articulate pioneer in the revival of Earth-based spirituality and goddess religion.

Starhawk has four grown stepdaughters and two stepgrandchildren, and has lived collectively for over 15 years. Starhawk coauthored a text with Diane Baker and Anne Hill, called Circle Round, for parents who wish to raise children in the Goddess tradition., At a time when childrearing is intensely affected by the stresses of modern life, Starhawks' text offers parents and children a way ...

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