An image of two Native women holding and playing their sacred drums.
American History

The Peyote Way: A Renewed Sense of Belongingness

August 24, 2021

Just like the Ghost Dance, the Peyote Way gave the indigenous people a sense of belonging in an increasingly hostile and shrinking world. It defined what being an ‘Indian’ meant to them. […]

A Native American dancing.
American History

The Spirit of the Ghost Dance

August 24, 2021

Wovoka was given knowledge of a dance—one that, if performed properly and coupled with righteous living, promised to cleanse the earth of whites and restore it to Native people. […]

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