Societies of Peace, 2nd World Congress on Matriarchal Studies
San Marcos, TX — September 29 to October 2, 2005

The Conveners: Genevieve Vaughan and Heide Göttner-Abendroth

Panel 1: Theory and Politics of Matriarchal Societies

Heide Göttner-Abendroth (Germany), Claudia von Werlhof (Austria)


Exhibits and Books; Lydia Ruyle, Katherine Staples

Panel 2: Present Matriarchal Societies — North America

Barbara Alice Mann (USA)

Panel 3: Present Matriarchal Studies — Central and South America, Pacific Area

Rosa Martha Toledo (Mexico), Heide Göttner-Abendroth (Germany)

Doña Enriqueta Contreras (Mexico), with Mary Margaret Navarre (USA) Translating

Antje Olowaili (Germany), Mary Margaret Navarre(USA), Mariela de la Ossa (Panama)

Saturday Morning Opening Ritual

Panel 7: Historical Matriarchal Societies — Research in USA

Joan Marler (USA), Vicki Noble (USA)

Marguerite Rigoglioso (USA), Jodi MacMillon (USA); Marguerite; Susan Gail Carter (USA)

Joan Marler, Vicki Noble, Jodi MacMillon, Marguerite Rigoglioso, Susan Gail Carter

Reformed Church of the Goddess Singers

Panel 8: Historical Matriarchal Societies — Research in Europe

Kurt Derungs (Switzerland), Kaarina Kailo (Finland)


Saturday Evening Program

Max Dashu (USA) with slides, Lydia Ruyle (USA) with icons

Lydia; Kaarina, Lydia, Kay Keys

Sally Jacques, Lydia Ruyle, Roberta Shoemaker-Beal

Comments on this Web Page

Thank you so much for the beautiful website and photos you sent to us. It really mirrors some of the atmosphere and energy of the matriarchy congress in San Marcos. Wonderful memories of our power of yesterday - in favour of our power of tomorrow! —Heide Göttner-Abendroth

What a great visual review of the event!!! —Georgia Pinkel

I had a look and really appreciate what you've done. —Sage Starwalker

Nice photos on your site —Antje Olowaili

Well done, Kay, and well acknowledged with appropriate links, credits, etc. I love/d it. —Bernedette Muthien

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