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Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Native American Names

In almost every culture throughout history names are incredibly important. Even now parents will spend months trying to decide what the perfect name for their child may be; it will define you for the rest of your life. In Native American culture the meaning is perhaps even more important and names were given in a […]

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The Power of Paint

Native American culture revolved around their beliefs. Their religions often displayed a spiritual connection with nature and the world around them. They showed them in many ways, one of these was through colours and symbols that were painted on their skin. These symbols represented all sorts of things from achievements to roles in society; some […]

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What is the Wendigo? Part 2

Whatever its beginnings were, the Wendigo was taken quite seriously in native North American culture. Three groups in particular; the Assiniboine, the Cree and the Ojibwa all had a ceremonial dance sometimes performed during periods of famine. The dance is known as the ‘wiindigookaanzhimowin’ or more simply ‘Wendigo-like dance’. It involves a depiction of the […]

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What is the Wendigo? Part 1

Algonquian folklore tells many fascinating stories of spirits, the stars and how the world was made. They also speak of dark creatures that inhabit the earth and make sleeping comfortably rather difficult. The Algonquian people are one of the most widespread North American native language groups, many still identify with them today. They were situated […]

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