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    Learn How to Play Bass Drums in a Pow Wow 

    What do the graphic carvings and coloring depicted on the #TotemPole mean?

    Ghost shirts are shirts or other clothing items created by Ghost dancers and believed to be imbued with spiritual powers. [Photo courtesy of @Native Arts Trading] 

    Native American spirituality includes a strong reverence for animal life, the environment, and each other. 

    Native American ceremonies have various meanings, which include spiritual and cultural reinforcement practices.

    The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument complex that is under construction in the Black Hills, in Custer County, South Dakota.

    Native Americans have performed rain dances throughout history. Learn How to Teach a Rain Dance

    Native Americans used feathers for a variety of important purposes including ornamentation and artwork as well as ceremonious and religious uses. 

    The word “squaw” has been used by some groups in a negative way. How and why this term has come to be used in a negative way is not clear.

    Tipis are dwellings used as living structures by Native Americans. Learn How Were Native American Tipis Built 

    Many people associate #totemPoles with American Indian tribes across the world, but that is not the case. Here are Reasons Why They Make Totem Poles

    Unlike most other Native American cultures, the Pueblo have a matriarchal tradition in which descent is determined via the woman’s lineage. Learn the Duties of Pueblo Indian Men

    The herbs used in Native American Smudge Sticks included herbs Indian tobacco, Sweetgrass, Sage, White Sage, Sagebrush, Sweet Gale, Cow Parsnip and Cedar. 

    Native Americans rich culture included native American #TotemPoles long before the Europeans ever set foot on American land. 

    Found these online. Do you use #SmudgeSticks?

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