Native American Spirituality

Native American Spirituality refers to the teachings, traditions, rituals and stories of the First Peoples of North America. As these teachings vary, between Peoples, generic answers sometimes can be misleading and answers should refer to the teachings of a particular People or group of Peoples whenever possible.

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Religion & Spirituality
Native American Spirituality

Do the coahuiltecan Indians believe in gods?

yes. they do. :)

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Why is the Oglala stone a sign of evil?

Everything sacred thing in their belief is in the shape of a circle, except for a stone, therefore they think it's evil

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Native American History
Native American Spirituality

What gods did the tonkawa Indians worship?

They actually didn't worship gods, they worshiped wind, fire, water, sky, and mother earth.

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What tools did the Ottawa tribe use?

They used arrowheads that were man mad they also would travel and use sharp shells that had been crafted into the ends of there bow and arrows,the bow and arrows were made out of strong stems or twigs🌰

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Fables and Folklore
Native American Spirituality

How the coyote stole fire?

Squirrel

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How does a potlatch differ from a kachina ceromony?

The Kachina Ceremony is a Hopi Indian religious tradition.

Potlatching is a tradition found with the Salish and Chinooken peoples. A potlatch is a party where all the guests come and spend several days singing and dancing. They are given gifts by the host before they leave for home.

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Paganism
Native American Spirituality

When you die do you turn into a animal?

yes

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What do artifacts found in mounds indicate?

It means that it is a burial site and should be left alone. Removing artifacts or bones from a mound is a Federal Crime. Anyone caught selling these items will be prosecuted and end up in prison.

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What gods did the Southwest Indians Worship?

the cristian god

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What kinds of tools did the Tigua use?

The tiguas generally used bow and arrows to hunt and hide shields during war. Tiguas used bone hoes to stir up the ground for farming.

-Anonymous

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Supernatural and the Occult
Creation
Native American Spirituality

What role did nature play in many native American religious beliefs?

Native Americans recognized what they termeds the great Spirit. Nature played a big role in their beliefs and practices. How one worshiped however was up to the individual for there was no assembly for worship services. Animals were considered a gift from the Great Spirit and were not to be killed unnecessarily. The primary Spiritual leader among early Americans were the medicine men or Shaman. Some on occasion gives record of Holy men or Holy Women who were thought to be better able to communicate with the Great Spirit. Some Native Americans held animal life to be symbolisms the Spirit communicated through. Some, when slaying an animal for a necessary purpose would then apoligize to the animal, explaing why it had to be killed.

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Native American Spirituality

What was a shamans main role in the Kwakiutl society?

Its almost like a doctor but Shaman use spirits instead of medicine to heal people!

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Art History

What do you think some examples of ancient art might be?

Petroglyphs and pictographs depicting the legendary fertility deity Kokopelli are excellent examples of ancient rock art that are found all the way from northern Peru to modern-day Wisconsin.

See the related Wikipedia link listed below for more information:

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What is the Native American Indian symbol for sleep?

Native Americans communicate through language and not symbols. Find out which tribe specifically and ask what the word is in their language.

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Puritans

What is the effect that the puritan belief in hard work?

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dont know hehehe

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United States of America
United States

What do Americans wear?

Woman wear dresses and high heels on certain days. Men wear suits and formal shoes on special occasions. On normal days, they both wear shirts or sweaters and jeans or shorts, among other things. Right now I'm wearing jeans, t-shirt, and an aeropostale sweatshirt.

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What was the Mohawk Indians' food source?

The Mohawks were farmers and hunters. As with all tribes they lived off whatever their environment provided them. The Mohawks raised corn,squash and beans. They hunted bear, small game, deer and whatever other animals might be in the area. They also ate fish.

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Wood Carving

When is the best time to visit Tlingit?

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Wood Carving

When should I go to Tlingit?

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Native American History
Native American Spirituality
Wood Carving

When was Tlingit founded?

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Native American History
Native American Spirituality
Wood Carving

Where can I play sports in Tlingit?

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Native American History
Native American Spirituality
Wood Carving

Where should I stay in Tlingit?

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Native American Spirituality
Wood Carving

Where should I take my family in Tlingit?

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Wood Carving

What region is Tlingit in?

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Wood Carving

What TV shows are set in Tlingit?

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