Serpentine Music.The music from our Spiral Dance ritual, including the full litany of rebirth, can be found on "Let It Begin Now," audiotape or CD available from
Information on Samhain and Samhain rituals can be found in the following books:
"The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess" by Starhawk, HarperSanFrancisco, 1999. (Quote in Samhain column from page 210.)
Samhain rituals, crafts, stories, and recipes to use with children can be found in "Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions" by Starhawk, Diane Baker, and Anne Hill, Bantam 1998.
Pagan thealogy and rituals for death and dying can be found in "The Pagan Book of Living and Dying" by Starhawk, M. Macha Nightmare, and Reclaiming, HarperSanFrancisco, 1997.
Exercises around diversity and ancestor work can be found in "The Twelve Wild Swans: A Journey to the Realms of Magic, Healing and Action" by Starhawk and Hillary Valentine, HarperSanFrancisco, 2000.