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The Mythology of Conformity: Totem and Taboo « PARALLAX Ojibwe Mythology | RM. Woodland Indian Art Center About the Ojibwe People

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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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1. Ojibwa ontology, behavior, and World view
The 'persons' of Ojibwa mythology. The Ojibwa distinguish two general types of traditional oral narratives. 1.
Interconnectedness of Mind, Body and Nature in the Traditional
According to Ojibwe mythology, each person possesses two souls. One is the “ travelling soul” and the other is the “stationary soul”.
Myth and the Unconscious: Speaking the Unspoken
neither in the beginning or the end, because each myth is in fact a story about something, or more appropriately, in an Ojibwe context, a story about someone.
Memo to Ross Micham from Vicky Raske concerning comments on
Handbook of Native American Mythology
Handbook of Japanese Mythology, Michael Ashkenazi. Handbook of ...

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Easter not related to Jesus or Christians
In native American Ojibwe mythology, Nanabozho or Great Rabbit, is an important deity related to the creation of the world. There is a beautiful story about the rabbit which almost every religion quotes as its own.

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Anishinaabe traditional beliefs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The myth cycle explains the origin of several traditions, including mourning customs, . "The Culture and Language of the Minnesota Ojibwe: An Introduction ".
Ojibwe Oral Traditions - Indian Country Wisconsin
Seventeen traditional stories from the Chippewa tribe.
Wenabozho Stories and other Chippewa Legends
Underwater Panther (Ojibwe name variously spelled Mishibizhiw, Mishibizhii, Mishipeshu, Mishipizheu, and other ways.
About the Ojibwe People
ojibwe beadwork Ojibwe mythology was elaborate; the chief religious and superstitious rites centered around the Medewiwin, or grand medicine society.
Sustaining Language, Sustaining Meaning - An Ojibwe Story

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