Dream Catchers – Those Popular Spidery “Sacred Hoops”

By Nanci Des Gerlaise (from Muddy Waters: an insider’s view of North American Native Spirituality) Dream catchers—those spidery “sacred hoops” with feathers. They originated with the Ojibwa tribe during the ’60s and ’70s, supposedly to protect a sleeper by “catching” bad dreams or evil spirits. Then they caught on with other tribes and spread through … [Read more…]