Barkel, Kathleen (ca. 1930)
British trance medium, controlled by ‘‘White Hawk,’’ who
claimed to be a chief of the Sioux who had lived 800 years earlier.
Barkel had psychic gifts as a child, and her mediumship
began to develop in 1922. For years she did excellent work at
the British College of Psychic Science, giving psychic healing
sessions in conjunction with her husband and offering voice séances
with her daughter. Sitters often received apports in the
form of beautifully cut stones. ‘‘White Hawk’’ would place BarBarbault,
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kel’s hand over that of the sitter and the stone would appear
to grow in between them.
Bradley, H. Dennis. . . . And After. London, 1931.