water blessing

Encyclopedia Article


Water resources flowing in abundance such as rain, sleet, snow melt, and rushing rivers. As her husband readies for planting by sharpening his planting stick and gathering his prayer stick, the Zuni wife will sprinkle her husband and his corn seed pouch with a blessing of water, symbolic of rain, to guarantee an abundant harvest.

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"Rushing" by Jesssica Haysenn is licensed under CC BY.