To start the day ….

A wonderful blog post! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I am a huge fan of dream catcher’s. They are wonderful and beautiful to look at. Thanks for posting this wonderful information Dr. Rex

It Is What It Is

~~March 15, 2014~~

In some Native American cultures, a dreamcatcher (or dream catcherLakota: iháŋbla gmunka, Ojibweasabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for “spider” or Ojibwebawaajige nagwaagan meaning “dream snare”) is a handmade object based on a willow hoop, on which is woven a loose net or web. The dreamcatcher is then decorated with sacred items such as feathers and beads.

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~~Origin~~

Dreamcatchers originated with the Ojibwe people and were later adopted by some neighboring nations through intermarriage and trade. It wasn’t until the Pan-Indian Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, that they were adopted by Native Americans of a number of different nations. Some consider the dreamcatcher a symbol of unity among the various Indian Nations, and a general symbol of identification with Native American or First Nations cultures. 

The Ojibwe people have an ancient legend about the origin of the…

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