Pagan/Wiccan Religion/Can you identify this?


My friend has witnessed the following of her new neighbors:

A woman n a black cape, red lining, bowing and chanting to all four sides on her own front lawn (not my friends lawn)

3 young girls holding hands while chanting, entering and exiting a cage in their backyard that resembled one you might cage a dog outside in

The same girls dancing & twirling and hollering/chanting all around the yard

A man in a black cape, red lining, hood up,wearing a white mask pacing around the backyard

All of these happenings were observed in daylight hours.

Can you form any opinion on what might be going on?

Thank you in advance for your time!

It could have been a play, it could have been a Pagan ritual or ceremony. The cage probably symbolized something else, like a cave or something, in which case it's probably some kind of rite of passage.  Either way, people have the right to practice their religion, or their plays, on their own lawn.  

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Dawn Black


I am able to answer most questions about Pagan religions and magic. I am particularly experienced in the areas of Hearth Magic and Kitchen Witchery, including magical cooking and gardening, herbal lore and Hellenic mythology. I specialize in matters relating to Pagan children and family. I am also well-versed in Western European spirituality including Wicca and Druidry, though I belong to neither. My particular religious interest is in Hellenic polytheism. I am unable to answer specific theological, historical or liturgical questions related to African Synchretic Spirituality (Santeria, Voodun, Umbanda, etc.) or Heathenry (Asatru, Odinism, etc.)


I have been a Pagan for over 20 years and a NeoHellenic Polytheist for 15. I have over 5 years experience planning and executing public Pagan events, particularly public rituals and family events. I have three children I am raising to honor Nature and the Hellenic Gods and to respect all faiths.

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I have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology with a Biology minor.

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