Galina Krasskova is a free range tribalist Heathen who has been a priest and godatheow of Odin for close to twenty years. As part of her devotional practice, she also maintains strong ties to Loki, Sigyn, and Andvari. As a Northern Tradition shaman Ms. Krasskova specializes in divination and ordeal work. She is also a gifted rune-master and occultist. In addition to being the founder of Urdabrunnr Kindred in NYC, she maintains membership in several other groups, including Ironwood Kindred (MA), Asatru in Frankfurt (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) and the First Kingdom Church of Asphodel (MA). Her primary interest is Heathen devotional work and she has both written and lectured extensively on this subject. Ms. Krasskova is heavily involved in the reconstruction of Northern Tradition shamanism and, in addition to several of her own books, has contributed extensively to Raven Kaldera’s Northern Tradition Shamanism series.
Originally ordained through Fellowship of Isis and then The Interfaith Fellowship, Krasskova holds a diploma in interfaith ministry from The New Seminary in NYC, a BA in Religious Studies from Empire State College in New York City, and an MA in Religious Studies through NYU. Krasskova has returned to graduate school for a second Masters degree in Classics and hopes to pursue a PhD in medieval Latin. She is a member of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, the American Academy of Religion and currently serves as a staff writer for "Witches and Pagans" Magazine. Her publications include: “Exploring the Northern Tradition,” “Runes: Theory and Practice,” “Sigyn: Our Lady of the Staying Power,” “The Whisperings of Woden,” and many more. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on her work, please go to http://krasskova.weebly.com.