Wintersong Tashlin (www.barkingshaman.com)is a shaman, magician, educator, and activist who runs rituals and teaches classes on topics such as magic, spirituality, alternative sexuality, and relationships. His ritual work largely focuses on rites of personal transformation and ordeal; while his magical work is focused on a systematic approach to the interactions between people and the energies around us. As a shaman and spirit worker, Winter works with the wandering Dead, along with a diverse range of gods and sprits; offers divination service; and facilates rituals for both individuals and communities on his own and with Clan Tashlin/Tashrisketlin, of which he is one of the founders. Wintersong has presented workshops and/or run ritual at events throughout the northeast and accross the USA. He is past dean of the College of Brigantia, a pagan adult education program in central Massachusetts, and his writing and photography has been featured in NewWitch Magazine, HUGGIN, and books by leading pagan authors.