Today it is known as a dream-catcher but it originated in the middle of Ojibwe people centuries ago; our ancestors used to wove these splendid magical webs out of hoops and sinew. The center of this web represents the travel of giiis, the sun, on the sky.
During the night, the center entitled bawedjige channeling only good dreams towards the individual. Bawedjigewin also known as bad dreams will now be trapped in the web until the first sunlight; this sun ray will destroys the bad dreams and refresh the new, clean state of the dreamcatcher.
This infographic shows how to make a dream catcher as well as legends and beliefs. Check what you need and create yours with this step-by-step guide infographic.