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2 edition of Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree. found in the catalog.

Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree.

National Museum of Canada.

Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesBulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- 60, National Museum of Canada. Anthropological series -- 11
ContributionsBloomfield, L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21887435M

It is the sacred way. Enter "legend" in the search engine, and find Indian Legend: Creation of the World. We must be able to be grateful before receiving. Many traditional women keep some cedar in their left pocket. Unity The elders tell us that "Sweet Grass is the hair of our Mother, each strand alone is not as strong as when braided together. This plant is highly respected and highly honoured.

We do not say that our way is the only way or more specifically the right way to do this. Look at the variety of sub-headings, and the story topics. When Weengush is used in ceremony, each person is to fan the sweet grass smoke, first to their heart, second to their mind, third around their body and lastly, return the smoke to their heart. Discuss the ideas in the legend, and the meaning of the story. Purpose of the Lesson Students will read and discuss a number of legends or folk tales that are part of the folklore of the Canadian Aboriginals. If you read the preface to the students how all cultures have similar storiesmention this again at this time.

Each tribe would have similar yet different stories to explain the moon, the stars, the animals and the trees. Ask why a story such as this may have been written. Specialists could prescribe any part of a plant, either alone or in combination with other herbs. We must stop skipping steps and taking short cuts. Ojibwa celebrates the death feast in every autum to remember all who died the previous year.


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