'Native American' Chapter

Native American

Native American religion isn’t actually a unified religion They saw the world as filled with spiritual powers, and the Shaman was their spiritual leader. They all generally believed in a great spirit and the animal spirits were considered elders. They lived with the land versus living off the land, and their culture lives on today.

“Honor the sacred.
Honor the Earth, our Mother.
Honor the Elders.
Honor all with whom we share the Earth:
Four-leggeds, two-leggeds, winged ones,
Swimmers, crawlers, plant and rock people.
Walk in balance and beauty.”

Native American Elder

Native American Beliefs

Native American religion isn’t actually a unified religion. In a sense, there both were and were not multiple faiths in the United States before the arrival of European culture. Many facets of it have been observed to parallel the now… Seek More

Animal Spirit Elders

The Native American culture has differing origin/creation stories.  They all generally believed in a great spirit and the animal spirits were considered elders. Humans were seen as young in the world, but to their view animals were spirits, not necessarily confined… Seek More

Harmony of Thought

Can you go into the origins of the tobacco and spirit offering in Native American culture? Tobacco was considered a powerful spirit. It was considered to have the power to enliven the one smoking it, and even modern research has… Seek More