Beautiful works of art from here in Pensacola, Florida area. Some of them date back to the 1938, 1940, 1950 and on up to 1980 by Fred Hassebrock.
A wonderful blog post! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I am a huge fan of dream catcher’s. They are wonderful and beautiful to look at. Thanks for posting this wonderful information Dr. Rex
~~March 15, 2014~~
In some Native American cultures, a dreamcatcher (or dream catcher; Lakota: iháŋbla gmunka, Ojibwe: asabikeshiinh, the inanimate form of the word for “spider” or Ojibwe: bawaajige nagwaagan meaning “dream snare”) is a handmade object based on a willow hoop, on which is woven a loose net or web. The dreamcatcher is then decorated with sacred items such as feathers and beads.
Dreamcatchers originated with the Ojibwe people and were later adopted by some neighboring nations through intermarriage and trade. It wasn’t until the Pan-Indian Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, that they were adopted by Native Americans of a number of different nations. Some consider the dreamcatcher a symbol of unity among the various Indian Nations, and a general symbol of identification with Native American or First Nations cultures.
The Ojibwe people have an ancient legend about the origin of the…
View original post 708 more words
This is so true! Sometimes I feel this way like I am being rejected for the things that has happened in my life. However, I look back on those things and realize that I have been re-directed to better things in life.