Cry Of The Whippoorwill
Bad News. Like Owl, Whippoorwill is said to be “a harbinger of bad news because according to one [Ojibwa] Elder, whenever people heard the bird, someone was either hurt or dead.”
Some pictures of a recent custom piece.
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1. Excerpted from “Aboriginal People and Birds: A Brief Cultural History of Manitoba’s First People”. The Birds of Manitoba. Winnipeg: Manitoba Naturalists Society, 2003. 56, 59-60.
Posted on February 15, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged bad news, birds of manitoba, death, harbinger, ill omen, manitoba naturalists society, s song, whippoorwill, winnipeg manitoba. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.