Published on May 14, 2013 by Casey
The picture of the Star Chart and astrology map clearly depicts recognizable constellation patterns and these have been highlighted and named in the following picture. The Pawnee Star Chart and astrology map was created between 100 -300 years ago and is painted with ochre on to a soft leather deer hide measuring 22 inches by 15 inches. The Pawnee Star Chart and astrology map was acquired by the the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and was labelled as part of the contents of “Pawnee Sacred Bundle No. 71898″. The Pawnee called the Star Chart and astrology map the Big Black Meteoric Star Bundle. The bundle included a wooden pole and skin container for storing the star chart.
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The description of the Pawnee Star Chart & Astrology Map provides interesting information and facts about this amazing artefact. The above picture of the Star Chart & Astrology Map highlights various stars and constellations. Experts believe that the Star chart probably was never intended to function as a map accurately depicting the locations of astronomical bodies but was viewed as a magical object that reflected the powers of stars.
All Native American Indian tribes believed that comets and meteorite showers were bad omens of great disasters. The Shamans of many tribes depicted a famous event that occurred took place on the morning of November 13, 1833, which is now called the Leonid meteor shower. This fantastic meteoric display and was was witnessed throughout North America and referred to as the ‘Year the stars fell’. An interesting point of interest for those looking for information about the Native American star chart and astrology.