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Bear Clan Spirit Guides 1

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Published: December 16, 2014
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Bear Clan Spirit Guides
"The people of the Bear Clan are the caretakers of the Earth's medicines. The Iroquois people have passed on stories for generations about how the Bear Clan people came to receive the gift of medicines from an elder woman who had the knowledge of healing with the medicines from the Earth.

According to our oral traditions, an Iroquois village was visited by a strange man seeking food and shelter. This stranger was turned away by every Longhouse he came to until he came to the house of the Bear Clan. The elder woman of the house welcomed him in and shared her food with him.

The next morning, the stranger became sick and told the woman to go gather a certain plant. He told her how to make a medicine from it, and when he took the medicine, he was better. The next day the stranger became sick again with a different sickness. Again he sent the woman to gather a plant and instructed her how to make a medicine from it.

The cycle repeated as the man came down with many different sicknesses, sent the woman to gather many different plants and instructed her how to prepare them to cure the sickness.

This stranger was the Creator, and He taught the woman the cures for all the sicknesses of His People. He told her from that day on, members of the Bear Clan were keepers of the medicines, and Medicine Men and Women were to always belong to the Bear Clan."
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Beautiful! I love the story :hug: