Native American Plant Spirits: Sweet Root

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Sweet Medicine
Sweet Root

Native American Plant Spirits: Sweet Root

Name: Sweet Medicine

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Tribal affiliation: Cheyenne

Native Names: Motsé’eóeve, Motzeyouf

Pronunciation: similar to moat-seh-eh-oive

Also Known As: Arrow Boy, Sweet-Medicine, Arrow-Boy, Arrowboy

Type: Medicine man, hero

Sweet Medicine was an important legendary prophet and medicine man of the Cheyenne tribe. He also went by the name Arrow Boy as a youth, although Sweet Medicine is his more important name and is the literal translation of his Cheyenne name Motzeyouf (which refers to the sacred herb sweetgrass.) Sweet Medicine predicted the arrival of white men, among other things.

Source: native-languages

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