Blog Archives

Native Heritage: Traditions Preserved and Renewed

~

bfsblog113MedicineMan

Blessing from the Medicine Man, Howard Terpning®, 2011

~

Native Heritage: Traditions Preserved and Renewed

Introduction

Reverence for tradition, for tribal elders, and for a Supreme Being have been fundamental to Native health and culture for generations. Sadly, in the 18th and early 19th centuries, U.S. government policies of removing and relocating Indian tribes, combined with the impact of missionaries and settlers, suppressed Native culture. Many ceremonies and traditional healing practices were banned outright. But traditional values such as loyalty and military service were kept alive. And in the last few decades, Native Peoples who have preserved their traditions are renewing the old ways and teaching them to the next generation.

~

Courtesy Of NATIVE VOICES

MYMonkey MIND

Your Brain is a Radio that Does What its Told

Willing Yourself To Win

Life, love and destiny.

Kevin Hester

Hacking at the Tree of Life: Dying Forests, Oceans, Societies Unmasked

Celestial Elf, a2ndLook~

Perceptions 0f Reflections ((a backup blog for http://celestialelfdanceoflife.blogspot.com/))...

Princess Angelina

The Cutest Pit Bull in the World needs Your Help to Save Other Dogs.

Our Compass

Because compassion directs us ...

BlueFeatherSpirit

"Only after the last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned, Only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find that money can not be eaten."