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Udadolisdodi Ugidali (prayer feather)

Udadolisdodi Ugidali (prayer feather)

Being a Montanan gives me the chance to rub elbows with native american culture (more than my native Ohio did, anyway) and I love prayer feathers. From the artist: This beautiful udadolisdodi ugidali (prayer feather) measures over 19" from feather tip to the end of the fringe. The feather itself measures 9" and is a tail feather from a Eastern wild turkey. It is highlighted with a 2 pre-tail feathers. The handle measures 4 3/4" with 6" of fringe and decorated with yellow and black crow beads. The collar is wrapped with a nicely beaded section also in yellow and black. Let me explain some things about a prayer feather compared to a smudging feather/fan. A prayer feather is used in your prayer ceremonies (when you pray for someone or something). The feather helps guide your smoke/prayers up to the Unelanvhi (Creator). After your prayers/ceremonies it should be hung in a tree where the winged ones can see it and help carry your prayers up to the Unelanvhi. If you are unable to hang it in a tree you can hang it in a window. This feather can also be used for all your smudging ceremonies but it was created as a prayer feather. This prayer feather was cleansed in the old ways with sage and cedar as taught by the tribal elders. The smudging ceremony has been a sacred ritual for Native Americans and other tribal peoples for thousands of years. It is a ritual of cleansing and purification for the physical and spiritual bodies. Smudging is used to cleanse energy fields. Each person, animal, rock, plant, home, has a field around it which can capture negative energy. If this energy is not cleansed, it can create illness for its owner. It makes sense to keep ourselves and our environment free from disease and negative energies. We know that disease manifests in the physical body, but originates in the spiritual body when the owner consciously or unconsiously chooses to move from a state of balance. We are not separate from our environment, but interconnected. Scientists are proving what Native Americans/First Nations peoples have always been saying. We are ALL related. Only in our minds are we separate from the Whole. We are individuals, but in order to exist we must have relationships with ALL our relatives; people, animals, rocks, plants. In every moment of our existence, we are in a relationship with something. The smudging ceremony is important to help us rid ourselves of negative energies. "Wado, nasginai alisdeliha asquanigododi agayvli wigalohisdi gvnodv" (Thank you, for helping keep the old ways alive)

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