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Lakota (Sioux) Dreamcatcher Legend

Purchase a dreamcatcher from the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center
Purchase a dreamcatcher
from the Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center.

Native Americans of the Great Plains believe the air is filled with both good and bad dreams. Historically, dreamcatchers were hung in the tipi or lodge and on a baby’s cradle board.

According to legend, the good dreams pass through the center hole to the sleeping person. The bad dreams are trapped in the web, where they perish in the light of dawn.

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