LadyHawkღ's Blog – December 2012 Archive (3)

A New Year Legend-Jowiis and the Eagles

An Iroquois Legend

One day in the long time ago, Jowiis, an Indian lad, was hunting in the woods. It was cold and rainy weather, and the floods had wiped out all the trails. There was no Sun or Moon in the black Sky to guide him, and soon he lost his way. So he wandered for days, until hungry and faint, he fell upon a river-bank to die.

Then Donyondo, the Bald Eagle, swift of flight and keen of eye, saw, the lad lying on the bank. Though the bird was proud, his heart throbbed with…

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Added by LadyHawkღ on December 31, 2012 at 10:34am — No Comments

Santa Claus in Native America

Santa Claus in Native America

Charlotte Kuchinsky

I have often been asked if Native Americans in general, or the Cherokee, in particular, recognize any of the same Christmas traditions celebrated by their Caucasian brothers. The answer to that questions is not easy to answer. It is both "yes" and "no."

I have already shared some of the traditions used in decorating a Christmas tree in my article entitled "Celebrate Your Native American Roots at Christmas Time." However, it is…

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Added by LadyHawkღ on December 24, 2012 at 11:56pm — 2 Comments

Worried About the End of the World on Dec. 21? Don’t Be.

Worried About the End of the World on Dec. 21? Don’t Be.

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Added by LadyHawkღ on December 21, 2012 at 8:01am — No Comments

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