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October’s Full Hunter’s Moon

Find out why October’s full moon was an important signal to Native Americans as they prepared for the upcoming long winter in this month’s installment of Full Moon Names.

13 comments

1 William Whitewolf { 10.07.14 at 11:31 pm }

Attn: Michael Van…
Please consider that the earth just might be 4.5 billion years old, even for a christian.

2 Brian Holzmeier { 10.07.14 at 6:53 am }

Michael, Zaria said they came here from. Not were evolved here. please read for meaning going forward.Interesting article thanks

3 Michael Vanlandingham { 10.07.14 at 1:28 am }

ATTN: ZARIA

I am a Christian, not an evolutionist. The earth is not 30,000 years old. Please see web address I entering, http://Www.ICR.Org to help your knowledge.

4 Shelia Metcalfe-Farmer { 10.06.14 at 9:31 pm }

Thank you for sharing this, we need to pass this information to the next generation

5 Zaria { 10.06.14 at 10:02 am }

Sioux Indians
The Sioux Indians actually came to North America from the continent of Asia about 30,000 years ago. The name Sioux actually means “little snake”, which was given to the tribe by the Chippewa Indians. The features of Sioux Indians that particularly stand out is their long, straight jet-black hair, representative of people descending from Asia.
Generally, the Sioux Indians were nomadic, meaning that they never really stayed in one place for a very long amount of time. Typically they followed the pattern of the buffalo, assuring them that there would be food and clothing wherever they traveled. The Spanish introduced horses to the Sioux in the 1500’s. Once they began to use horses as a means of carrying articles and transportation, life became much easier, particularly since they were living a nomadic lifestyle. The tribe had chiefs designated for various aspects of life, including war, civil rules, and of course, medicine men. The men of the tribe could become chiefs eventually if they demonstrated strong warrior skills.

So on behalf of my ancestors,I thank you for informing people what the blood moon means.

6 Patch { 10.06.14 at 9:08 am }

Thanks for this item – more please!

7 Diane Marquis { 10.01.14 at 10:39 am }

Thank you for this piece on the hunter’s full moon and the native american history around it!

8 Phyllis { 10.20.13 at 10:12 pm }

Look forward to the education

9 james fischer { 10.17.13 at 9:47 am }

I would surely enjoy receiving your farmer’s almanac and more exciting news in this area.

10 jody stevens { 10.17.13 at 9:17 am }

May my family and I receive God’s Blessing in this Hunter’s Full Moon. Thank you for the information.

11 Michael Amato { 10.16.13 at 4:06 pm }

I believe during the full moon on October 18th, there will be a phenumbral eclipse. There will be a slight darkening on one edge of the full moon. Binoculars will help show were the slight darkening of the eclipse will be.

12 Michael Amato { 10.16.13 at 4:05 pm }

I believe during the full moon on October 18th, there will be a phenumbral eclipse. There will be a slight darkening on one edge of the full moon. Binoculars will help show were the slight darkening of the eclipse will be.

13 Theresa Connors Elliot { 10.16.13 at 8:48 am }

Thank you for the history of the October Full Hunter’s Moon. I look forward to receiving my Farmer’s Almanac e-mail each month with this interesting information. Keep up the great job!

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