And then, what about the crane-bag ... There's so much to the crane stories,
not only for Celtic Mythology/Shamanism, but also for many other cultures.
Garude = garudiae = cranes = Indonesian story of the crane. The Ainu of
Japan have their own reverence for the crane. Then there's Thoth (Egypt's
scribe of the gods), and what was inside the crane-bag??? Also, crannogs
were built in replication of the crane's nest - these were the artificial
settlement islands in the bogs. The crane was celebrated as the bird of