Well it’s that time of year again when we remember reindeer. Even in southern climes where reindeer never go you’ll find them adorning roofs and buildings – the inhabitants hoping for the arrival of winter gifts delivered by reindeer, Santa and sled.
Reindeer have been important to humans since our early days as hunter-gatherers. Found in cave paintings throughout Europe and Asia, reindeer are depicted as soaring through the air, perhaps acting as intermediaries between the human world and the spirit world.
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Read more about Reindeer – their history, lives and symbolic meanings on my recent post on the Feminism and Religion blog.