Native American Religions - Dream Catchers, Wise Owl the Creator, the Shaman, Animal Spirits, Medicine Wheel and more Illustration

Native American Religion
Native Americans for Kids

In olden times, Native Americans worshipped many gods in old times. They believed some animals had special powers. Some animal spirits watched over them and others were mischievous trouble makers and even evil. The Shaman was the medicine man in many tribes. Native Americans created dances and prayers and dream catchers to ward away evil spirits.

For Kids

Wise Owl - The Creator

Dream Catchers

The Medicine Man (story)

False Face Society (Iroquois)

The Shaman (Far North) and The Shaman (Plateau People)

Animal Spirits


Native American Myths

Was Kokopelli a god?

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