LadyHawkღ's Blog – March 2011 Archive (4)

An Indian’s Best Friend

By ICTMN Staff March 29, 2011

New archaeological research reveals members of the Central Valley Indian tribes treated their dogs like close companions and were even buried with their four-legged friends, “curled up side by side,” reported The Sacramento Bee.



Indian dogs were guardians, defending the village from intruders and chasing down food for hunters. According to Paul Langenwalter, a professor of archaeology and anthropology at Biola University in La Mirada, they were also… Continue

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MARDI GRAS INDIANS

"If I had a heart attack at 92, I'd still mask. In New Orleans, you don't need a reason to do what you do, you do it because that's the way it is!" - Larry Bannock, President, New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Council



When we first talked to Larry Bannock about the traditions of the Mardi Gras Indians, we didn't realize how fascinating it would be. We would like to thank Larry for opening up his world and his home to us as he shares this long-held but little-known Mardi Gras and St.… Continue

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The History of Mardi Gras

Just the name Mardi Gras conjures up images of drunken, bead-wearing revelers dancing through the streets of New Orleans. But how, and when, did this huge mid-winter party get started? Here's a look at the history of Mardi Gras throughout the ages and across the nations.

Historians tell us that the ancient Romans probably kicked off the Mardi Gras celebrations. Their mid-February festival known as Lupercalia honored the god Lupercus, alternately known as the god of fertility and the god of… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on March 4, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

The Thunderbird Clan

The Thunderbird Clan is sometimes called The Hawk Clan. The element is Fire. The Medicine of Hawk is Messenger.

Thunderbird/Hawk Clan people are doers. They are often leaders and they are usually in the spotlight expressing all their feelings. They will be invigorated by lightening and thunder and will like the air best just before and just after a storm. Thunderbird/Hawk people have a responsibility to all of the aspects of their Element sun, fire, and lightening. It is important for them… Continue

Added by LadyHawkღ on March 1, 2011 at 10:43am — 2 Comments

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