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dryad

Greek myth a nymph or divinity of the woods
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There are numerous Native American tales about tree spirits including creation myths of the Iroquois, the first pine tree of the Micmac, the sacred oak of the Lenape, and the cedar tree of the Cherokee, who call trees "Standing People."
Afterwards the children got to make their very own tree spirit masks with Kathryn.
For example, one border in the story of "Princess Mala and the Tree Spirit" includes six small yet detailed illustrations.
Now, Lamson divisions have products coming from Vermont to China, including silicone items under the brand Hot Spots; woodenware under the Tree Spirit brand; bamboo products via a license with the TimberGrass name; and salt and pepper mills through Lamson's acquisition of Grind.
Now it is expanding into the natural skin care market with a line of tea tree oil-based products, Tea Tree Spirit, which was launched at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference in June.
In bygone days, villagers would gather around the apple trees with shotguns, pots and pans and make a tremendous racket to raise the Sleeping Tree Spirit and scare off demons.
To that end, Lamson acquired woodenware maker Tree Spirit in 1999, which brought the company into the wooden tool business.
has created a division called The Tree Spirit, which is touting what a company spokesman described as the most complete collection of tea tree oil products currently available.
Diana, the versatile tree spirit, huntress, bringer of sunshine and rain, fructifier of earth as well as women, would seem to be among the most significant of the gods for these builders of empire.
Lamson's brands include LamsonSharp cutlery, Tree Spirit woodenware and Canterbury Crack & Peel, a kitchen tool.
FUN TIME: Kathy Joyce, alias the snow queen, with her helpers Sophie Morton, Gemma Woodhouse and Amber Egan, all aged five, and (below) a youngster gets the low down view on the carnival; CAMERAS READY: Crowds strain for a better view of the procession, and (right) Katy Stephens as the evil witchALL DRESSED UP: Naomi Crow, aged eight, hides behind the mask of a tree spirit and (left) shiny star people join in the funTHAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: One of the bands plays some carnival rhythms to create a swingin...