Today dream catchers are not only used by Native American tribes, but many people all over the world. Many people believe that dream catchers orginated from the Lakota/Dakota/Nakota (also called Sioux by others) tribes, but what most people dont know that the dream catcher came from theindigenous Ojibwe tribe (also known as the Chippewa tribe).
The Ojibwe/Chippewa tribe, whoes traditional home land was around the Great Lakes, have had anceint stories about the dream catcher, how it came to be, how to use it, and how it should be made. This is the stuff we will be talking about in this thread.
Legend Of The Dream Catcher
Long time ago in the ancient world of the Ojibwe nation, all the clans were located in one gernal location called Turtle Island. In Ojibwe legend it was told thatAsibikaashi (Spider Woman) helped a man named Waynaboozhoobring Giizis, the sun back to the people. Asibikaashi loved and took care of her children and the land. To this day Asibikaashi build a lodge before dawn, to capture the sun as it rises. If you awaken at dawn you may even see this miracle on how she captures the sunrise as the light sparkles on the dew.