Is DRUIDRY Indigenous? What is an Indigenous Religion?

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Druidry and indigeneity. Is Druidism indigenous? Characteristics, traits, elements of an Indigenous religion. Academic Scholarly Debate.

ERRATUM: It was the Druid Network that was recognised as a charity, not the British Druid Order. Apologies for the mistake.


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Published on November 29, 2020