The Jicarilla Apache Indian will not kill spiders for this reason. The nexus in Jacarilla ideology between the spider's web and the sunbeam is explicit in the birth rite, where a cord of unblemished buckskin, called in the rite "spiders rope," is stretched from the umbilicus...
the Deer had no horns,
but his head was smooth just like a doe's.
He was a great runner
and the Rabbit was a great jumper, and the animals
were all curious to know which could go farther in the same time.
They talked about it a good deal,
and at last arranged a match...
WITH THE STARS
Because the Great Mystery Power had given Coyote much of his medicine,
Coyote himself grew very powerful and conceited.
There was nothing, he believed, that he couldn't do.
He even thought he was more powerful than the Great Mystery,
for Coyote was sometimes...
Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.
Fate and self-help share equally in shaping our destiny
Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts. -