Tag Archives: Native Americans

January celebrations from “365 Goddess”

  The following is a selection of the daily Goddess-centered exercises and rituals from Patricia Telesco’s “365 Goddess: a Daily Guide to the Magic and Inspiration of the Goddess”. My festival calendar is already quite crowded, so I won’t be … Continue reading

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May GMC Poetry: White Buffalo Calf Woman

Descended to earth in a pillar of light Most Holy One Your purity consumes all evil Leaving only ash You are She Who taught the tribes Reverence for Mother Earth The way of the peace pipe And the four sacred … Continue reading

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May GMC: White Buffalo Calf Woman

White Buffalo Calf Woman is one of the most important Native American Deities. White Buffalo Calf Woman, in Her native language, is called Ptesan-Wi. An alternate name is Wóȟpe. She has a specifically Lakota origin, but is considered significant to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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? … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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