Native American Medicine Osha Root or Bear Medicine

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September 20, 2017

Ligusticum porteri, known as Osha or oshá, is a perennial herb found in parts of the Rocky Mountains and northern Mexico, especially in the southwestern United States.

Its common names include osha root, Porter’s lovage, Porter’s licorice-root, lovage, wild lovage, Porter’s wild lovage, loveroot, Porter’s ligusticum, bear medicine, bear root, Colorado cough root, Indian root, Indian parsley, wild parsley, mountain ginseng, mountain carrot, nipo, empress of the dark forest, chuchupate, chuchupati, chuchupaste, chuchupatle, guariaca, hierba del cochino or yerba de cochino, raíz del cochino, and washí (tarahumara). In the Jicarilla language, osha is called ha’ich’idéé. The White Mountain Apache call it ha ‘il chii’ gah.

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The Prophecy of the Eagle and Condor at Turtle Lodge

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June 10, 2017

In prophecy, the Knowledge Keepers of the First Peoples of Turtle Island foretold of a time when people from the four directions of the world would come together. This is the prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor.

The Eagle represents the people of the northern hemisphere, and the Condor the people of the southern hemisphere. In June this prophecy will be fulfilled at the Onjisay Aki International Climate Summit, as Indigenous peoples unite the human family at the center of the continent of Turtle Island.

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Peruvian Double Chambered Whistling Vessels

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June 22, 2016

Peruvian Double Chambered Whistling Vessels have been used by Shamans for centuries for Healing and Astral Traveling. Considered a powerful tool for your Shamanic toolbox. These whistling vessels are all one of a kind hand made ceramic artistic and functional pieces.

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Crow Medicine

Crow Medicine
December 4, 2015

Crow is the left-handed guardian. Crow knows the unknowable mysteries of creation and is the keeper of all sacred law.

There are several species of crow. Raven is one of these and magpies are another. Crow medicine people are masters of illusion. Do not try to figure crow out. It is the power of the unknown at work, and something special is about to happen.

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