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January 23, 2018 Meeting - Erin's notes

 Bixi is one of the 9 sons of the Dragon King.  He can be seen in the architecture in China propping up supports of buildings.

Bixi is one of the 9 sons of the Dragon King.  He can be seen in the architecture in China propping up supports of buildings.

 Puca is a shape-shifter.  In this image he's in the middle of changing from a 6-foot rabbit (much like Harvey the Rabbit) into a kelpie (water horse spirit).

Puca is a shape-shifter.  In this image he's in the middle of changing from a 6-foot rabbit (much like Harvey the Rabbit) into a kelpie (water horse spirit).

 In Serbian lore, the dead are usually lain beside a wall so animals are not able to jump over the body.  In this sketch, the body was not lain near a wall, and a dog was able to jump over it. Therefore this body became a vampire.

In Serbian lore, the dead are usually lain beside a wall so animals are not able to jump over the body.  In this sketch, the body was not lain near a wall, and a dog was able to jump over it. Therefore this body became a vampire.

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