Category Archives: Smudging

Discover the Native American Prayer Fan

Discover the Native American Prayer Fan

In Native American cultures, a special emphasis is placed on the tools and ceremonies that developed over millennia. Tribes believe that through objects, humans can reach out to the spirits of the world and protect themselves from harm. Perhaps one of the best examples of this is the Native American Prayer Fan, which has always… Continue Reading

The Native American Smudging Ceremony

  Burning aromatic plants for spiritual enrichment is an important part of Native American culture and the tribal relationship with the spiritual world. Sage, one of the most common sacred herbs used in blessings, has the power to cleanse and heal, washing away bad influences from the body. Smoke burned from sacred plants is believed… Continue Reading