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.



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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