• June - Strawberry Moon

    6 days ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    BL Yates Thompson, MA 36. 1444-1450. Dante Alighieri, Divina commedia. Italy, f179r
    JUNE - STRAWBERRY MOON Used by the Algonquin, Ojibwe, Dakota, and Lakota peoples, among others, this name came about because ripe strawberries were ready to be gathered at this time. Similarly, Berries Ripen Moon is a Haida term. Blooming Moon is indicative of the flowering season. The time for tending crops is indicated by Green Corn Moon and Hoer Moon. Eighteenth-century Captain Jonathan Carver wrote that Native Americans whom he had visited used the term Hot Moon. The Tlingit used the term Birth Moon...
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