Monthly Archives: November 2013

Native American Medicine Wheels

  Native American thought on illness has always been different from that of the Western world. Native Americans believed that illness was a spiritual imbalance, rather than a single condition that needed to be cured by a pill or surgery. The word “medicine”, to Native Americans, was more closely related to harnessing the power of… Continue Reading

The Pueblo Storyteller Doll

  It’s difficult for some to imagine a world without a written history. Perhaps it is our fear of being forgotten that makes us preserve our thoughts and experiences in what we see as tangible words. Native Americans, going back to ancient times, saw things differently. Tribal elders took responsibility for the next generation, orally… Continue Reading