Clarissa Pinkola Estes
The author describes herself as a Latina with a mixed heritage. She happily claims to have a rather worldly outlook, which was strongly encouraged by her upbringing. She is formally educated with not only a doctoral degree but holds a certificate with respect to her specially-formulated, post-doctoral work.
This is the Wild Woman as the wise old woman, in some traditions called the Crone. She appears early in the book.
This is one of the names of an especially-sacred woman found in Native American traditions.
La Que Sabe
This is The One Who Knows. As the name suggests, she is from the Latin tradition. This tradition is from the Americas, more so than from Spain.
This archetype is all about the Life/Death/Life cycle. She is terrifying and deeply sad. This is quite understandable when the readers learn...
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