Monday, 1 May 2017

The Legend of the North Star -- #YaNativeLegends

The Legend of the North Star -- #YaNativeLegends: Long ago, when the world was young, the People of the Sky were so restless and traveled so much that they made trails in the heavens. Now, if we watch the sky all through the night, we can see which way they go.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The Origin of Corn -- #YaNativeLegends

The Origin of Corn -- #YaNativeLegends: An Apache who was an inveterate gambler had a small tame turkey, which followed its
master about everywhere. One day the Turkey told him that the people were tired of
supporting him, as he gambled until he lost everything that they gave him.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Ghost of White Deer --- #YaNative

Ghost of White Deer --- #YaNative: A brave, young warrior for the Chicaksaw Nation fell in love with the daughter of a chief. The chief did not like the young man, who was called Blue Jay. So the chief invented a price for the bride that he was sure that Blue Jay could not pay.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Southeast Culture --- #YaNative

Southeast Culture --- #YaNative: The Southeast Culture Area, as defined by scholars, is
bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south
by the Gulf of Mexico; on the west by the Trinity,
Arkansas, and Mississippi Rivers (approximately); and
on the north by the Tennessee and Potomac Rivers
(approximately). It includes all of present-day Florida,
Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and South Carolina; most
of Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia;
and parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky,
West Virginia, and Maryland.

Maps of the Plateau --- #YaNative

Maps of the Plateau --- #YaNative: Please contribute your resources to the comment section of any page..

A Typical Pipe Ceremony --- #YaNative

A Typical Pipe Ceremony --- #YaNative: The pipe holder stands holding the bowl of the pipe in his left hand, the stem in his right, pointing the stem to the East. He sprinkles a small amount of tobacco on the ground as an offering to Mother Earth and The East. As he loads a small pinch of tobacco into the pipe, he will say something like

Monday, 3 April 2017

All the bad things

You can't be a spiritual person and sit off on the sidelines with all the bad things that are going on.