Category Archives: Native American History

The Seven Clans of Cherokee

The Seven Clans of Cherokee

The seven clans of the Cherokee nation are not separated by boundaries, but by their purpose in Cherokee society. The division of these clans was important to the functionality and peace of the Cherokee people. Anigatogewi: Wild Potato Clan As the food gatherers, this clan had a deep understanding of how to find natural food… Continue Reading

Infographic: Fast Facts about Native American Culture

Infographic: Fast Facts about Native American Culture

Resources: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff26.html https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352618116300750 https://www.offgridweb.com/preparation/infographic-traditional-native-american-shelters/ https://www.factretriever.com/native-american-facts http://www.kickassfacts.com/30-interesting-facts-about-native-americans/ Continue Reading

Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers

Honoring the Navajo Code Talkers

Throughout the course of the 20th century, code talkers played a huge role in the success of the U.S. military. Code talkers were military personnel who utilized obscure languages in order to communicate secret tactical messages during times of war. From the Cherokee code talkers who served alongside British soldiers during the Second Battle of… Continue Reading

Stay in an Authentic Native American Home in Arizona

Stay in an Authentic Native American Home in Arizona

Arizona is a land of many cultures, sharing its border with Mexico and its past with the Native American tribes of the Southwest. In certain parts of the Grand Canyon State, visitors have the option of staying in actual Native American homes from the pre-contact period, with each design telling an interesting story. You can’t… Continue Reading

Dream Walking in Native American Culture

Dream Walking in Native American Culture

Dreams are significant to Native American cultures as they open new worlds beyond a normal comprehension of reality. Once dream realms are opened, dreamwalkers work within them to heal, teach, and unite with elderhearts. The ways in which dreamwalkers enter these worlds are very fascinating. Shaman Ritual Shamanism is practiced all over the globe, not… Continue Reading