Tag Archives: tradition
The origin of dream catchers is hard to pinpoint, but they appear likely related to the history of two cultures: the Ojibwe and the Lakota. So, is it cultural appropriation for others to use them?
For centuries, us Lakota have carried our past through storytelliing, or oral tradition as we call it. Our stories tell the origin of entire nations, why animals looked or acted the way they did, and where or how entire cultural traditions originated.
Need a good read? Check out our roundup of the best articles on Native American life and culture for the month of October.
PWNA’s goal is to keep you informed about Native life from across the country. Read the top stories from September on a school boycott, a coalition for positive change, and a look into the future of Native media.