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 …