Shining Tribe Tarot

This revised and updated version of the Shining Woman Tarot is more balanced approach to tarot than the original's feminist leanings. The artwork in the Shining Tribe Tarot is stylised and primitive in the tribal, cave-art sense and the suits are Rivers, Trees, Birds and Stones. The backs of the cards are dark red with an attractive yellow reversible design in the centre.

Card Images from the Shining Tribe Tarot

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Shining Tribe Tarot review by Bonnie Cehovet

I count myself amongst the people that were blessed to be able to attend The Reader's Studio 2003. I say blessed, because it was here that I got to meet Rachel Pollack and see "The Shining Tribe Tarot" in person. Rachel used this deck in her presentation on "The Forest Of Souls", her latest book. I had seen this deck being discussed many times on on-line Tarot lists, and it was on my "most wanted" list - but I didn't have it yet. After seeing it - I had to have it!

"The Shining Tribe Tarot" grew out of a previous deck done by Rachel Pollack called "The Shining Woman Tarot". Part of the reason for the revision was that "The Shining Woman Tarot" was perceived by some as a feminist deck, which in itself is not a negative thing, but it was not the author's i... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Shining Tribe Tarot
Creators: Rachel Pollack
Publisher: Llewellyn 2001
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Rivers, Stones, Birds, Trees
Court Cards: Place, Knower, Gift, Speaker
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 2.75 x 4.63 in. = 6.99cm x 11.75cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown

Companion Material: Companion book.

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