Tribe Of the Standing Stones was originally part of the Esoteric Path of Enlightenment tradition (Back then it was known as ‘Temple’ Of the Standing Stones, which was itself derived from the Correllian Nativist Tradition. The Correllians base their teachings upon those of Caroline High Correll, a practicing psychic, spiritual healer, and herbalist who founded the tradition way back in 1879. Her family was said to be descended from a line of Cherokee Didanvwisgi (Medicine Men). These Didanvwisgi intermarried with a family of Scottish Traditional Witches, whose descendants were also influenced by Aradian Witchcraft and by the beliefs of the Spiritualist Church. In 1979 the Elders of the Correllian Tradition decided that it was a form of “Wicca” using the term as synonymous with “Witchcraft”.
Esoteric Path of Enlightenment tradition broke away from the Correllians in 2012 to form a more eclectic tradition of their own in the North Texas region.
On December 14th, 2014 Cianaodh Óg, Arachne Crowsinger and Sera Freya formally resigned from Esoteric Path of Enlightenment Tradition to become completely autonomous. Arachne Crowsinger and Sera Freya went on to found a coven of their own and Cianaodh Óg remains the High Priest (Or Lord High Mucky Muck if you prefer) of Tribe Of the Standing Stones to this day. It has been our goal from the beginning to “Forge a new Pagan path!” and we work diligently every day to do just that. On March 21st, 2015, otherwise known as Mudstara 2015 due to it being a very muddy Ostara Celebration (Haha!) Spirit Of the Sycamore Tradition was born as Cianaodh Óg, Arachne Crowsinger and Sera Freya received their metallic cords and crowns from recognized elders of their former tradition.