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The Trail of Tears lives as one of the darkest episodes of American history. Called "Nunna daul Tsuny" or "Trail where they cried" by the Cherokee, more than 4,000 men, women and children perished as a direct result of the "removal."
Teaching about Native American religion is a challenging task to tackle with students at any level, if only because the Indian systems of belief and ritual were as legion as the tribes inhabiting North America.
Home remedies for over 500 diseases and disorders. Back in the old days, the pioneers were practical-minded people. They knew how to make-do with what they had. They combined folk remedies from centuries earlier in other lands, with herbal formulas borrowed from the Indians. Since then, even more has been discovered about physiology and nutrition. You will find a lot in this disease encyclopedia.
Collection of links to U.S. NA web sites in alphabetical order.
Native American Incense Smudge Stick
Smudge Sticks or Smudge Bundles are all-natural ceremonial incense traditionally burned in Native American rituals such as sweat lodges. Increasingly, doctors, therapists, and body workers are discovering the beneficial aspects of these herbs. Some smudges could also impart protection from unseen spirits and thoughts.
On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeated the US Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near southern Montana’s Little Bighorn River.