Baroness Kalé al-Raqqasa
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Kalé al-Raqqasa, formerly known as Kali Raqs Xahar and occasionally as Rock On, has been a member of the SCA (and the Barony of Wintermist) since 1989. She received her Court Barony in 2013 at Wintermist's Yule, and became first Baroness of Wintermist at Great Western War 2015 Grand Court.
14th Century Anglo-Saxon.
- Also known as Isabel Silver, Sorsha Fireflinger, Kali Raqs Sahar and Kali Raqs Xahar
- Leader of House Muddyfoot, Clan of the Ogres.
- Protegee to Baron Mahmud Ali ben Sinan
- She also runs the shop Fish N Weasel, which sells jewelry, soap, gloves, hats, and shawls, as well as period game boards boxes, which she handpaints.
Offices & Positions
- Deputy Kingdom Seneschal in charge of Training, 10/15-present
- Deputy Seneschal, Kingdom of Caid, 2013-2015
- Lady-in-Waiting, Conrad II and A'isha, 11/02/2013-06/07/2014
- Lady-in-Waiting, Mansur II and Eilidh II, 11/01/2014-6/6/2015
- Chatelaine, Shire of Wintermist 1998?
- Deputy Arts & Science, Shire of Wintermist 1998
- Arts & Science Officer, Shire of Wintermist 2010
- Deputy Seneschal, Shire of Wintermist, 2010-2011
- Seneschal, Shire of Wintermist, 2011-2013
- Largesse coordinator for Wintermist 2013-2014
- Co-Event Steward (with Jonathan Sawyer) & Merchant Autocrat, 2.5 Baronies Friendship Tourney 2010, 03/26-29/2010
- Event Steward, 3.5 Baronies Friendship Event and Tourney 2011 (included Wintermist Anniversary), 03/25-27/2011
- Event Steward, Spring Crown Tourney 2012, 03/02-04/2012
- Co-Event Steward (with Lady A'isha al-Raqqasa) 3.5 Baronies Event 2012, 05/04-06/2012
- Co-event Steward (with Lady A'isha al-Raqqasa), Festival of the Rose Summer 2014, 07/26/2014
- Raffle Coordinator, 3.5 Baronies Friendship Event & Wintermist Anniversary 2014, 05/17/2014
Classes Taught & workshops held
- How to be a Territorial Seneschal, Collegium 2014, 2015, 2016 and GWW 2014
- Territorial Seneschal Workshop, Great Western War 2015
- Beginning Drumming (various times)
- Basic Bellydance (various times)
- Make a Felt Needlebook - 3.5 Baronies 2016
- Hosted several Largesse Making Gatherings to make largesse for the Baronial baskets.
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