Another Stereotype of the Month entry:
Hello, remember me? I'm the guy who blessed you with demonbuster.com, and now I've found these quotes on crossroad.to:
On their list of Satanic symbols:
"DREAMCATCHER: An American Indian magic spiderweb inside a sacred circle. After making dreamcatchers in crafts lessons in school, many children hang them on or near their beds. They have been told that these occult symbols will block bad dreams but allow good dreams to pass through the center. Don't believe that myth!"
On their article on the cartoon Dragon Ball Z, in which a character has a monkey's tail:
"Notice the interesting tie to the animal world. The shaman or "Medicine man" in earth-centered cultures around the world would often wear animal masks, horns, tusks, feathers, or fur in order to invoke a corresponding animal spirit."
On their article on the cartoon Digimon:
"Some (characters) can evolve or transform (a Native American shaman might call it "shape-shifting").
Take a look at the "Common Practices of Earth-Centered Religions" chart on the same article.
The chart is reproduced below. I didn't know Buddhism and Hinduism were "earth-centered" religions, but they're great company for Native American spirituality.
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