Mythology Discussion 6 - MedicineBundle A medicine bundle...

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Medicine Bundle  A medicine bundle is a sacred bundle the native Americans used for rituals and special occasions. It is used for religious purposes and considered to be holy. It’s contents can vary from seeds, pine cones, grass, to animal teeth, hair or claws, to tobacco, beads bones and even human remains. Items may also be carved into relatively small items that posses spiritual value to the owner of the bundle. These bundles are passed down from generation to generation for the use of their powers to be passed on. Respond to the author's comments on the role of women The author seemed to view the women with honor and respect for their role in Native American culture. The role of women was to produce and raise children, housekeep, cut and prepare meat and other foods, and provide beds, clothing and water for their families. The women are the ones who carry on the more domestic role in Native American cultures, while them men are responsible to find food for their families. The author states that in some cultures women may have been disrespected, but in others
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course MATHS 250 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at American University of Sharjah.

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Mythology Discussion 6 - MedicineBundle A medicine bundle...

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