The full moon of the Native American Indians

Like all natives of a country, the Native Americans, as inhabitants of the American continent, have a connection to the moon events and the full moon, too. It appears in mythology as much as in the relevant lifestyles. Instead of the term »Native American Indian« the term »indigenous peoples of the Americas« is generally used nowadays. It is strived for to be politically correct.

The Moon is seen as »grandmother moon« amongst the Native Americans, whereas the opposite pole forms »grandfather sun«. This reflects the attribution of the moon to the feminine principle of creation. This is the case in many cultures, however, there are numerous examples, where the moon is being considered the masculine aspect.

During the naming of the different full moons in the course of the year, names of the indigenous people emerge as well, like for example of the North American Algonquin. The December full moon is called »Cold Moon«, January full moon »Wolves Moon« etc.

Many people are fascinated with the nature-loving lifestyle of the Native Americans and long for the originality and the knowledge about the wisdom of the Earth. A glance at the Moon is able to bring this memory alive …

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  • I am cherokee, we at one time performed our ceremonies. For yhe coming of the full moon. Im sorry to say as life has changed some what we. Have not celebrated. This for a couple of years.but when we did i could hear the buffalo run from the moon and back, thank you for opening my eyes again…

  • How Beautiful is this Text here . I quote it here below .

    ” Many people are fascinated with the nature-loving lifestyle of the Native Americans and long for the originality and the knowledge about the wisdom of the Earth. A glance at the Moon is able to bring this memory alive … ” .

    Marvelous to hear this … just now … the Perfect Moment .

    Thank You so much for it .

    Teresa Lace Moon ~~~

  • What a Wonderful Page .
    And what a Miracle …
    I was – without really knowing – looking for this .

    A Support through the Expression of Moon Magick .

    I was feeling lost here , during the Night ,
    in a Cold Room in Berlin .

    Even if in Gratitude … I was feeling isolated .

    Moon _ Earth … I am .

    Teresa Lace Moon

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