Native American Spirituality

Native American Spirituality

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A Day With the Buffalo and the Elders

On November 29, 2006, eight little buffalo calves forced their way out of a government enclosure where they, and many other wild buffalo, were being detained in holding pens and experimented on by scientists attempting to produce a "brucellosis-free buffalo herd" in the Yellowstone area.

Alaskan Tlingit and Tsimshian dieties

In native belief of both Alaska and Siberia, the present world owes much of its form and features to an immortal being called Raven, who combined attributes of spirit, human, bird, genius, and fool.

Bear Warriors

It is said, in the old days Bear Warriors, through a special relationship with bear spirits, literally adopted a bear’s strength in the rage of battle, actually transforming into bears while they fought.

Dieties of the Oglala Sioux
Oglala four superior gods
Pray for the Buffalo
The Sacred Council Fire
We are all one family
We must honor the buffalo! We are buffalo people
What the buffalo mean to our people