Tag: Native Americans

Conflicted feelings about Thanksgiving

I have serious issues with the contemporary form that Thanksgiving takes. I used to refuse to celebrate the holiday altogether. I’m not the only one who has refused to celebrate, even some celebrities have opted out. Thanksgiving is touted as two cultures coming together to break bread and share gratitude. Which would be great if…

Round-up of interesting links

Hindu Diwali festival Sannion at the House of Vines discusses the subject of spiritual tattoos An interview with Corvus about the attack on the Temple of Jupiter Perrunus in the Ukraine Why did the Native American people convert to Christianity? Mexican Day of the Dead becoming more popular in the US Goddess of Mercy an…

Ancestors and Pow-Wows

Well the ritual last night went great. The altar cloth was gold, a color I assiociate with the ancestors, for some reason, I’m not sure why. The sugar bowls my great-great-grandmother owned were on the table and the worshipers bought pictures of their family members who had passed on. At the end of the ritual…